Category Archives: Dome Structures

The Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore – Dimensions

This post is a continuation from The Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence Different sources give a wide variety of different dimensions for the dome, but there seems to be reasonable agreement that the “across flats” diameter of the … Continue reading

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The Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence

The dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore was the first dome structure of that size built since the Pantheon in Rome (126 AD) and the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (537 AD).  Some sources say it is a little larger … Continue reading

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