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Basilicas, Palazzos and Chapels: A Guide to the Renaissance Architecture of Leon Battista Alberti, Donato Bramante and Filippo Brunelleschi Caroline Brantley

Basilicas, Palazzos and Chapels: A Guide to the Renaissance Architecture of Leon Battista Alberti, Donato Bramante and Filippo Brunelleschi

Caroline Brantley

Published April 12th 2011
ISBN : 9781241587970
Paperback
176 pages
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Renaissance architecture is known for its emphasis on symmetry and proportion, while reviving ancient Greek and Roman architectural concepts. Beginning in 15th century Florence, Italy with Filippo Brunelleschi, many of the buildings commissionedMoreRenaissance architecture is known for its emphasis on symmetry and proportion, while reviving ancient Greek and Roman architectural concepts. Beginning in 15th century Florence, Italy with Filippo Brunelleschi, many of the buildings commissioned during the Renaissance are still in existence today.This book looks at the works of three specific architects of the Renaissance era: Leon Battista Alberti, Donato Bramante and Filippo Brunelleschi. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.