EUROPE-ITALY/Toscana-Florence

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From 'Explore worldwide' 1999,'http://www.greatbuildings.com',The world atlas of architecture/J.J.Norwich 1988,'ITALY' Toshi No Arukikata,1997,

 

Over View
    Florence, Toscana/Tuscany



 Situated on the hill. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Ponte Vecchio
 
  Florence, Toscana/Tuscany



 
The 'Ponte Vecchio' spans the Arno River. Architect by Taddeo Gaddi in 1345 & 1564 for bridge and shops. Construction system is bearing masonry, stone arches and Italian Medieval Vernacular style. Inhabited urban bridge across the Arno. three great segmented arches on massive piers, with arches above. Built in 1345 and has been occupied by jewellers' shops since 1593. The corridor above the shops is by Vasari. After a disastrous flood in 1333 and 1966. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Ponte alla Grazie
 
  Florence, Toscana


 Photo by Jaewook Yu on 12 December 2005.

 

City Street
    Florence, Toscana



 Every street can see 'The Duomo'. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

The Duomo-Florence Cathedral/Santa Maria del Fiore
 
 
 Florence, Toscana

 


 
Architect by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1292-1436 for domed church, cathedral. Construction system is bearing masonry. Climate is mediterranean-urban of Italian Renaissance style. Dome added by Filippo Brunelleschi(1420-1461). Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Il Campanile di Giotto
 
 
 The Duomo, Florence, Toscana

 

 

 Architect by Giotto on 1334. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1,2/1994), Byunggu Yu(#3/1992), Jaewook Yu(#4/2005), Wonsuk Cho(#4,5/2005).

 

Baptisterium San Giovanni/Museum of the Del Duomo
 
 
 Florence, Toscana


 

Oldest building in Florence on late 4th or early 5th centry. Construction end on 1128. Photo by Byunggu Yu(#1-4/1992), Byunguh Yu(#5/1996).

 

Gate of Paradise
  
 Baptisterium San Giovanni, Florence, Toscana




 
Cradle of the Renaissance where Santa Maria Delfiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's heavy bronze 'Gate of Paradise'. Photo by Jaewook Yu(#1/2005), Byunghu Yu(3,4/1992), Jungryul Kim(#2/2007) .

 

Piazza Santa Croce
  
 Florence, Toscana

 

 
Built between 12-13th century, Gothic style cathedral. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1,2/1994), Jaewook Yu(#3/12 December 2005).

 

Sinoria Square
  
 Florence, Toscana

    

 
Center of Politic area-Built in 1298, rebuilt in 16th century. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Statue of Sabina
  
 Sinoria Square, Florence

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1996, #2,3/1994).

 

Museo Santa Croce Dali
 
  Sinoria Square, Florence

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1996, #2/1994).

 

Statue of David
  
 Florence, Toscana

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1996, #2/1994).

 

Museo Casa di Dante
 
  Florence, Toscana

 

 
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

  

Old Watch Tower
 
  Florence, Toscana

 

 
Photo by Jaewook Yu on 12 December 2005.