Waiting for Filippo by Michael Bender
The Life of Renaissance Architect Filippo Brunelleschi- A Pop-Up Book

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A pop-up book about the Italian Renaissance architect,sculptur and engineer, Filippo Brunelleschi, explaining how he designed the dome of the cathedral in Florence. Brunelleschi developed the theory of perspective, altering the face of architecture. The details of Florentine life are given as the book follows Brunelleschi's career from apprentice to leading architect.
 

About Michael Bender

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Bender-VP of Education Programs, Kennedy Krieger Institute; Professor of Education, The John Hopkins University and School of Medicine
 
Published August 1, 1995 by Diane Pub Co. 10 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Subtitled ``The Life Of Renaissance Architect Filippo Brunelleschi,'' Bender's first book makes wonderfully inventive use of multilevel tableaux and pop-up structures in this look at the Renaissance's first great architect.

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The architect Filippo Brunelleschi and his influence on Renaissance Florence are the twin subjects of this highly specialized pop-up book.

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