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1500s in architecture


  • c. 1500 - Chateau de Blois largely rebuilt.
  • 1500 - St. Anne's Church, Vilnius is completed.
  • 1501
  • Expansion of Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh.
  • Chichester Cross is built in Chichester, England.
  • Construction of the Jerónimos Monastery at Belém (Lisbon) in Portugal begins; it will take 100 years to complete.
  • Construction of spire of St James' Church, Louth, Lincolnshire, England begins; it will take until c.1515 to complete.
  • 1501/2 - Construction of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa in the Duchy of Braganza (Portugal) begins.
  • 1502
  • Tempietto, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome, designed by Donato Bramante, is built.
  • Construction of St. Mary's Church, Gdańsk, begun in 1379 by Heinrich Ungeradin, is completed with the installation of vaulting by Heinrich Haetzl.
  • Vladislav Hall in Prague Castle, designed by Benedikt Rejt, is completed.
  • Expansion of Great Malvern Priory in England is completed.
  • 1504 - Matsumoto Castle in Japan built.
  • 1505 - Archangel Cathedral in Moscow begun.
  • 1505–1508 - Fondaco dei Tedeschi on the Grand Canal (Venice) rebuilt by Fra Giovanni Giocondo.
  • 1506 - Construction of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome to the design of Bramante begins.
  • 1507
  • Seville Cathedral consecrated.
  • Construction of the church of Santa Maria di Loreto, Rome, to the design of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger begins.
  • Rebuilding of Wawel Castle in Kraków begins.
  • 1508
  • Church of San Rocco, Venice, designed by Bartolomeo Bon, begun in 1489, is completed.
  • Church of Santa Maria della Consolazione (Todi) is begun.
  • 1509
  • Palazzo Loredan on the Grand Canal (Venice), begun by Mauro Codussi in 1481, is completed.
  • Fugger Chapel of St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, Swabia, is begun.
  • Events

  • 1503: November 1 - Pope Julius II becomes Pope; he will be patron to Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
  • Births

  • 1507: October 1 - Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian Mannerist architect (died 1573)
  • 1508: November 30 - Andrea Palladio, Venetian architect (died 1580)
  • Deaths

  • c. 1501 - Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Sienese painter, sculptor, architect and military engineer (born 1439)
  • 1503: June 24 - Reginald Bray, English Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and architect (born 1440)
  • c. 1506/07 - Conrad Pflüger, Swabian architect (born c. 1450)
  • References

    1500s in architecture Wikipedia

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