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projecting outward.What type of stone did the Florence architects use to make theirrusticated facades and why did they pick that stone?As the city of Florence continued to expand to theperiphery, people cut flat spaces by quarrying the rockformations of Pratomagno. Thus, Pratomagno stone wasused for the rusticated facades.Pietraforte stone was selected, because it was strong, had acolor that would turn light brown over time, and itdeveloped interesting textures for the rough center.Correct!Correct!Pietra Serena stone was selected. Pietra Serena means“calm stone” in Italian. The texture is pretty uniform witha bluish to grayish color at first. It could be quarried in away as to make large blocks suitable for rustication.Pietra Bigia was used to make the streets and squares ofearly Renaissance Florence. This stone is cemented by themineral calcite and this characteristic made it possible tocut planes on the sites and yet leave the center roughPietraforte stone was selected, because it was strong, had acolor that would turn light brown over time, and itdeveloped interesting textures for the rough center.1 / 1 ptsQuestion 10Paintings of street scenes in Florence in Goldthwaite's article aboutthe Renaissance show what element of architecture?Wood buttressing to support upper floors and roofs.Correct!Correct!Stone buttressing to support upper floors and roofs.The first use of concrete in buttressing to support upperfloors and roofs.The first use of iron in buttressing to support upper floorsand roofs.The wood buttressing to support upper floors and roofsshown in paintings of mid-15century Florence contributedto the prevalence of building fires in this period.th1 / 1 ptsQuestion 11The architects of the early Renaissance did not haveasphalts for their streets. Instead, they made streets andsquares of Florence using a type of stone.What type of stone did the Florence architects use to make theirsquares and why?Pietraforte stone was selected, because its strength meantthat Pietraforte could be walked on by animals, carts andpeople and not get worn down.All of these stone types were used to make the streets andsquares of Florence, and thus this is the best answer.Pietra Bigia was used to make the streets and squares ofearly Renaissance Florence. This stone is cemented by themineral calcite with a brownish color. The nature of thiscement meant that it could be worked more easily and thuscut into large blocks that could then be worked to createdrains and other features of a street or square surface.
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