How A Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
From Library Staff
Brunelleschi designed and erected a dome over the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore-a feat of architectural daring that has still not been surpassed.
By all accounts, Filippo Brunelleschi, goldsmith and clockmaker, was an unkempt, cantankerous, and suspicious man - even by the generous standards for artists in fifteenth-century Florence. He also designed and erected a dome over the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - a feat of architectural d... Read More »