Architecture of Domes - Outline - Christopher Wren...

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ARCH 210 February 6, 2006 The Architecture of Domes Domus Aurea (Golden House), Rome, begun after fire of 64 CE Nero, reigned 54-68 CE Pantheon, Rome 117/118 – 128 Hadrian, reigned 117-138 St. Peter’s, Rome Michelangelo, dome, 1546-64 Revised dome as executed, Giacomo della Porta and assistants 1586-93 St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Unformatted text preview: Christopher Wren, 1675-1711 U.S. Capito, Washington, D.C. William Thornton, Benjamin Latrobe, Charles Bulfinch, Thomas Walter and Montgomery Mengs, 1793-1865 Bulfinch’s dome, 1822-24 Walter’s dome, 1851-63 Oculus coffer Clerestory drum Lantern pendentive (spherical triangle) Rib buttress...
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