Episode 78 – Florence: Brunelleschi’s Dome – Part I
February 6, 2024

Episode Info:
This episode examines the history leading up to the construction of Brunelleschi’s great cupola. From the structural design of the tribunes, to the decision to add a drum, to the dilemma of wooden centering, what happened before Brunelleschi began building determined much of what he would need to do in order to build the world’s largest dome.

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