14th century Study Guide

14th century Study Guide - Florence Cathedral Arnolfo di...

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Florence Cathedral Arnolfo di Cambio, begun 1296 Giotto, 1334-7 Francesco Talenti, 1357 ff. Filippo Brunelleschi, 1420 ff.
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Florence Cathedral Arnolfo di Cambio, begun 1296 Giotto, 1334-7 Francesco Talenti, 1357 ff. Filippo Brunelleschi, 1420 ff. Florentine Gothic as Sta. Maria Novella 4 nave bays 65’ square 130’ to the vaults ends in octagon with trefoils 144’ between sides up to 300 ‘ in height no exterior buttressing dark stone against light in the interior Gothic: compound piers, pointed arch, ribbed vaults
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Brunelleschi’s Dome Florence Cathedral octagonal drum with no buttressing 8 major ribs at angles of octagon 2 intermediate ribs on each face taper to apex horizontal arches acts as if a hemispherical dome during construction therefore no centering every ring is circular created by horizontal archites takes the profile of a catenary curve lantern counteracts the lateral (centrifugal) forces at the apex
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Hospital of the Innocents, Florence, Italy Filippo Brunelleschi begun 1419
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