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1580s in architecture

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1580s in architecture


  • 1580 - Old City of Zamość, designed by Bernardo Morando, is established in Poland.
  • 1580-8 - Wollaton Hall near Nottingham in England, probably designed by Robert Smythson, is built.
  • 1581 - Uffizi in Florence, designed by Giorgio Vasari and continued by Alfonso Parigi the Elder and Bernardo Buontalenti, is completed.
  • c. 1582 - Dome and lantern of the church of Santa Maria di Loreto, Rome, completed by Giacomo del Duca.
  • 1583
  • Allahabad Fort, built by Emperor Akbar, is completed.
  • Quirinal Palace in Rome, designed by Carlo Maderno and Domenico Fontana, is begun.
  • New Basilica of Our Lady of Humility, Pistoia, Tuscany, is consecrated.
  • 1584
  • El Escorial palace at San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain (begun 1563), designed by Juan de Herrera, is completed.
  • Church of the Gesù in Rome, designed by Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola in 1568 and completed by Giacomo della Porta with "the first truly baroque façade", is consecrated.
  • 1585 - Teatro Olimpico, Vicenza, designed by Palladio, and completed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, is opened.
  • 1585 – Neubau in Strasbourg, begun in 1582, is inaugurated
  • 1587-8 - Fort Al Jalali at Muscat, Oman, is built by Portuguese naval captain Belchior Calaça.
  • 1588
  • Court theatre at Sabbioneta, designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, is begun (completed 1590.)
  • Roselius-Haus in Bremen is completed.
  • Publications

  • 1584 - Gian Paolo Lomazzo produces his treatise Trattato dell'arte della pittura, scoltura et architettura.
  • Births

  • 1585: Pietro Paolo Floriani, Italian architect and engineer (died 1638)
  • 1587: Fabio Mangone, Italian architect (died 1629)
  • 1587: Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger, Flemish/Danish architect (died 1639)
  • Deaths

  • 1580: August 19 - Andrea Palladio, Italian architect (born 1508)
  • 1583: October 30 - Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect, painter, antiquarian and garden designer (born 1510)
  • 1588: July 17 - Mimar Sinan, Ottoman architect (born 1489)
  • References

    1580s in architecture Wikipedia

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