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1590s in architecture

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1590s in architecture

Buildings

  • 1590
  • Sinan Pasha Mosque in Damascus, Syria, is completed.
  • Court theatre at Sabbioneta (begun 1588), designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, is completed.
  • Church of Tolentini, Venice, Italy, is designed by Vincenzo Scamozzi; it will not be completed until 1714.
  • 1590–1595 - Belvedere (fort) in Florence, Italy, designed by Bernardo Buontalenti, is constructed.
  • 1590–1597 - Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, England, designed by Robert Smythson, is constructed.
  • 1591
  • Rialto Bridge in Venice, designed by Antonio da Ponte, is completed.
  • Church of San Salvatore in Lauro in Rome is designed by Ottaviano Nonni.
  • 1592 - Church of Il Redentore on Giudecca in Venice, designed by Andrea Palladio, is consecrated.
  • 1596? - Kasthamandap temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • 1593–1597 - Rushton Triangular Lodge in Northamptonshire, England, is designed and constructed by Sir Thomas Tresham, symbolising his Catholic recusancy.
  • 1599 - In Padua (Veneto), renovation begins on the Palazzo del Capitaniato arch and clock tower (expanded 1599-1605).
  • Events

  • Giovanni Antonio Rusconi's Della architettura is published posthumously in Venice.
  • Births

  • 1591: December 22 - Tommaso Dingli, Maltese architect (died 1666)
  • 1596: November 1 - Pietro da Cortona, Italian baroque architect and painter (died 1669)
  • 1598
  • January 13 - François Mansart, French baroque architect (died 1666)
  • December 7 - Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian baroque architect, sculptor and painter (died 1680)
  • Baldassarre Longhena, Venetian baroque architect (died 1682)
  • 1599: September 25 - Francesco Borromini, Ticinese-born baroque architect (died 1667)
  • Deaths

  • 1592: April 13 - Bartolomeo Ammannati, Italian architect and sculptor (born 1511)
  • 1595 - Antonio da Ponte, Swiss-born Venetian architect (born 1512)
  • 1597: January 15 - Juan de Herrera, Spanish architect and geometrician (born 1530)
  • (date unknown) - Girolamo Cassar, Maltese architect (born c.1520)
  • References

    1590s in architecture Wikipedia


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