How an Amateur Built the World's Biggest Dome. In Filippo Brunelleschi was tasked with building the largest dome ever seen at the time. He had no formal architecture training. Yet experts still don't fully understand the brilliant methods he used in
"Il Duomo: Daring Design is a short animation by Fernando Baptista. It serves as a brief introduction to the marvel of architecture, engineering and design that is Filippo Brunelleschi’s dome for the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.
REDIFINING THE DOME --- Brunelleschi created for Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence a vault of unparalleled magnificence that remains to this day the world’s largest masonry dome. By Fernando G. Published on February