Episode 72 – Florence: Brunelleschi and the Basilica of San Lorenzo
February 6, 2024

Episode Info:
This episode examines the construction history and architecture of the first Renaissance-style church ever built – the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence, Italy – which was designed by the great Filippo Brunelleschi. From modular systems, to the use of classical architectural vocabulary, to harmony and proportion, Brunelleschi made the old new again when he designed the church that ushered in the Renaissance of architecture.

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