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Architecture in Renaissance Italy | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art __ "Italian Renaissance architects based their theories and practices on Classical Roman examples. The Renaissance revival of Classical Rome was as important in architecture as it was in literature. A pilgrimage to Rome to study the ancient buildings and ruins, especially the Colosseum and Pantheon, was considered essential to an architect's training." You will find examples of renaissance architecture, learn about some great architects and much more. - illustrated - From Metropolitan Museum of Art -


Architecture in Renaissance Rome __ A general introduction and an excellent list of resources. - illustrated - From -


Architecture - The Renaissance __ A good overview of the history of Renaissance architecture. text only - From -  

Architecture of the Renaissance __ You will find a general overview of Renaissance architecture from Italy, France and elsewhere. - From -


Category:Renaissance architecture __ Index of articles related to Renaissance architecture found in Wikipedia. - From Wikipedia -


Category:Renaissance architecture __ Index of articles and an annotated gallery of click-to-enlarge images. - illustrated - From -  

Early Renaissance Architecture __ Images, plans, elevations and notes about early Renaissance architecture. - illustrated - From University of Pittsburgh -


English art and architecture: The Renaissance __ A good overview of Renaissance England, history and architectural styles. Did you know the famed Tudor style is a product of Renaissance England. - From -




French Renaissance architecture __ Learn how the French adapted this Italian import. You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia -


French Renaissance Architecture and Arts - An Overview __ "Architecture and arts in French Renaissance reached their zenith under Francis I, the king with an artist's mind. To his enthusiasm for building are due Fontainebleau, Chambord and much of the palace at Blois."  A brief, but concise overview and a lot of other Renaissance information too. - illustrated - From -   


History of Renaissance Architecture __ Annotated, click-to-enlarge photos of Renaissance buildings in order from earliest to latest. - illustrated - From -


Italian Renaissance architecture __ This site is a little different in that the information and images are not about the Italian Renaissance but the influence of the Italian Renaissance on modern America.  Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Italian Renaissance architecture in America. - illustrated - From -   

Pictures/photos of Renaissance Architecture __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Renaissance architecture. - illustrated - From -


The Perfect Church: Architecture from Brunelleschi to Bramante __ "The Renaissance theme of the human being as a model for the universe was based on ancient Greek beliefs in a sacred geometry and mathematical laws governing the relationship between the human and God. Vitruvius, long before the Renaissance, represented this idea in a drawing of a man standing in a square, showing how the movements of his arms and legs would create a circle."  Learn how this and other formula influenced this period of Renaissance architecture. - illustrated - From -   


Renaissance Architecture __ "Your starting place for exploring Renaissance architecture, with facts and photos for Renaissance architecture in Italy, France and England." - illustrated - From -




Renaissance Architecture __ "In the fourteenth century, Italy did not exist as a single, unified entity. Rather, it consisted of numerous city-states, each functioning independently.... Each city-state consisted of a geographic region, varying in size, dominated by a major city...." You will find a text overview and slides. - illustrated - From -


Renaissance Architecture __ This video provides a good introductory overview of the Renaissance and Renaissance architecture. - narrated - video -


Renaissance Architecture __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia -


Renaissance Architecture __ "Renaissance architects rejected the intricacy and verticality of the Gothic aesthetic for the simplicity and balanced proportions of classicism..."  An overview of Renaissance architectural history by architect and style. - illustrated - From -


Renaissance Architecture __ A general overview with many links to additional resources. - From -


Renaissance Architecture - Architecture History Photo Guide __ Slide show and many additional resources. - illustrated - From - 


Renaissance Architecture - Clipart ETC __ "Clipart images of several aspects of Renaissance architecture." - illustrated - From -  


Renaissance architecture in England __ You will find four click-to-read articles which include images and information about a few architects. - illustrated - From The University of Victoria - 

Renaissance Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ You will find click-to-view images and basic information about each. - illustrated - From Great buildings Online -




Renaissance Architecture - What is Renaissance Architecture __ You will find a definition and other resources for Renaissance architecture in Italy and Europe, from 1400 to 1600. - From - 

Renaissance | Real Virtual... __ A grand exposition of Renaissance architecture with detailed text, panoramas, Quicktime interactive presentations and more. You may want to spend some time here. - illustrated - From Columbia University -


What Elements Were Revived by Renaissance Architecture? __ "...the Renaissance revived many elements of classical Roman buildings."  An overview of what these elements were. - illustrated - From - 

World Architecture Images- North Italian Renaissance Architecture __ Article and gallery of annotated, click-to-enlarge photos of Renaissance architecture. - illustrated - From -  


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