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Research Article: Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Architecture and Design

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Important Events in Architecture and Design

c. 1300 Work begins on the Cathedral of Florence. When completed, the building will be the largest church in Europe.
1334 The painter Giotto is appointed to oversee the construction of Florence's cathedral.
c. 1350 Work is temporarily halted on the cathedral at Florence. It soon resumes and during the 1350s the structure's bell tower or campanile is completed.
1377 The future founder of the early Renaissance style in architecture, Filippo Brunelleschi, is born.
1401 The competition to create new doors for the Baptistery of Florence's cathedral is announced.
c. 1420 In Florence, Brunelleschi designs the orphanage known as the Ospedale degli Innocenti, the Church of San Lorenzo, and the dome of the cathedral.
1433 The Pazzi Chapel, one of Brunelleschi's important masterpieces, is begun.
1434 The humanist architect Leon Battista Alberti arrives in Florence.
1436 The dome of...

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