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Bru·nel·le·schi

 (bro͞o′nə-lĕs′kē), Filippo 1377-1446.
Italian architect celebrated for his work during the Florentine Renaissance. His greatest achievement is the octagonal ribbed dome of the Florence cathedral.

Brunelleschi

(Italian brunelˈleski)
n
(Biography) Filippo (fiˈlippo). 1377–1446, Italian architect, whose works in Florence include the dome of the cathedral, the Pazzi chapel of Santa Croce, and the church of San Lorenzo

Bru•nel•les•chi

(ˌbrun lˈɛs ki)

also Bru•nel•les•co

(-koʊ) ,

n.
Filippo, 1377?–1446, Italian architect.
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The offer includes three nights accommodation at the Brunelleschi in Florence on a B&B basis, followed by a further seven nights at the four star Palace Hotel on the Tuscany Coast on a B&B basis.
Three nights B&B at the four-star Hotel Brunelleschi is from PS325pp including complimentary upgrade to a superior executive room, a 50[euro] resort credit and return easyJet flights departing from Gatwick on March 10.
They will also discover the "tricks" used by Filippo Brunelleschi, the sad reason behind Antoni Gaudi's death, and Le Corbusier's destructive "Neighborhood Plan.
The offer includes three nights' accommodation at the Brunelleschi in Florence on a B&B basis, followed by a further seven nights at the four star Palace Hotel on the Tuscany Coast on a B&B basis.
But the story of Filippo Brunelleschi is full of amazing incidents and tales of genius.
There is also a long tradition of Western art music composed for (or inspired by) particular buildings and spaces, from Guillaume Dufay's 1436 motet, Nuper rosarum flores, written to mirror the proportions of a Brunelleschi dome, to Edgard Varese's Poeme electronique for Le Corbusier's 1958 World's Fair pavilion, and Morton Feldman's Rothko Chapel of 1971.
Our Tuscan apartment La Torre - set on a farm estate on a hilltop a mere five minutes from Florence - provided a view of the famous Brunelleschi domes in the distance.
Percio gli ambigui ed instabili rapporti tra Brunelleschi ed il Grasso legnaiuolo possono anche servire a mettere allegoricamente in scena i mutati rapporti tra la scienza e l'opinione, e tra la fantasia ed il potere.
The Observatory filly looked good when a staying-on third from Brunelleschi over the minimum trip at Windsor last time.
Other important Italian artists of the quattrocento are Donatello, Brunelleschi, Alberti, Ghiberti, Andrea del Castagno, Mantegna, Masaccio, Fra Filippo Lippi, Perugino and Ghirlandaio, amongst others.
Minutes away is the basilica, with the masterworks of Giotto, Cimabue and Brunelleschi, while the museum at Buonarroti House is stuffed with masterpieces.
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