HISTORY OF RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE
OSPDALE DEGLI INNOCENTI No.1
: Ospdale degli Innocenti, Italy, Firenze; 1421-24, by Filippo Brunelleschi at 1419
- Ospdale degli innocenti had been working from the middle of fifteenth century to the middle of twelfth century.
- The planning and the construction started in 1419 by Filippo Brunelleschi and the first column of loggia settled in 1421.
At that time, Brunelleschi was so busy for the construction of St. Maria del Fiore that the follower Francesco della luna succeeded the work.
The construction had stopped because of the luck of the budget in 1430. After restarting in 1436, Ospdale degli innocenti had established in 1445.
- Ospdale degli Innocenti; Loggia
- The first Renaissance architecture by Filippo Brunelleschi.
- The flat surface, the thin columns and senicircular arches brought the clearness and lightness into Renaissance.
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
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