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Class notes - 16:40 Brunelleschi Brunelleschi,,14201436 Nave: Entrancetohighaltar Crossing:whereitcr

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Italian Renaissance Architecture  16:40 Brunelleschi Most celebrated architecture in Florence Brunelleschi, Dome of Florence Cathedral , 1420-1436 Nave : area where congregation sits Entrance to high altar  Sometimes crossed by horizontal structure known as  transept Crossing:  where it crosses Developed a light structure that would be strong enough to carry weight of dome without  the buttress  Consists of 24 vertical ribs Lantern on top that anchors the entire structure  Betrays gothic architecture in the pointed style  Very present, seen everywhere Sociological symbol Gave Florence prestige  Symbolically marked political rise Brunelleschi, Founding Hospital , Florence Place where unwanted children can be left anonymously Columns, arches, & window frames -> slim
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Very open space for people to walk under shade Clear, mathematical proportions Hemispherical domes  Half dimensions of cubic designs Used grey stone Typical for Florence Appears reduced  Andrea della Robbia, Terra-cotta medallion,  
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course 830 201 taught by Professor Leyton during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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Class notes - 16:40 Brunelleschi Brunelleschi,,14201436 Nave: Entrancetohighaltar Crossing:whereitcr

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