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Brunelleschi Dome Vs The Pantheon

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Brunelleschi Dome is a masterpiece and today it is the center of attention in the city of Florence. For decades, this beautiful cathedral didn’t have a roof. In 1418, they governor of the city decided that need to change so he offered a prize to the architect who could come up with a design to complete their cathedral. Brunelleschi had never studied architect, but his apprenticeship in Rome leads him to think he could use the Pantheon as his model. He knew that the design needed to be different than the Pantheon because he didn’t have the lumber to make the scaffolding to hold the ceiling in place. He decided to make a double dome, instead of a single dome as the pantheon is. His design had many people worried because not only had it never
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