Florence Dome, Florence, Italy—Filippo Brunelleschi and the Impossible-to-build Giant il Duomo

It’s 1420 AD in Florence, Italy.

It’s the year when the construction of Florence Dome started. That’s 53 years after completing the dome design. The secret behind such delay was that no one knew how to build it. Renaissance architects waited for a method and the cathedral waited for a miracle. This is when Filippo Brunelleschi came up with the method and the miracle.


Figure 4.1 Florence Dome, il Duomo—Florence, Italy [1]


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