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1520s in architecture

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1520s in architecture

Buildings

  • c. 1520
  • Lupert's Range (third side of the Eton School Yard), with Lupert's Tower, designed by architect Henry Redman, completed at Eton College in England.
  • Rebuilding of San Giacomo Scossacavalli in Rome begun by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (completed 1592).
  • 1521
  • Château de Chenonceau built in the French Loire Valley.
  • Rebuilding of Hampton Court Palace near London completed by Cardinal Wolsey.
  • 1522 – Vilnius City wall completed, including the Gate of Dawn.
  • 1525
  • Laurentian Library in Florence designed by Michelangelo.
  • Rebuilding of St Peter and St Paul's Church, Lavenham, England, probably to the design of John Wastell (died 1515), completed.
  • Rebuilding of Segovia Cathedral begun by Juan Gil de Hontañón.
  • Palazzo del Te begun by Giulio Romano.
  • 1527 – Kabuli Bagh Mosque in Panipat, Mughal Empire built.
  • 1528 – St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England completed.
  • Events

  • Jacopo Sansovino is appointed chief architect and superintendent of properties (Protomaestro or Proto) to the Procurators of San Marco in Venice.
  • Births

  • c.1520 - Girolamo Cassar, Maltese architect and engineer (d. c. 1589-92)
  • 1521: April 5 - Francesco Laparelli, Italian architect and engineer (d. 1570)
  • 1527 - Hans Vredeman de Vries, Dutch architect and engineer (d. c. 1607)
  • Deaths

  • 1520: April 6 - Raphael, Italian painter and architect (b. 1483)
  • References

    1520s in architecture Wikipedia


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