Basilica di San Lorenzo - The interior emphasizes geometric unity. Contrary to traditional gothic style, the pilasters support an entablature, the only purpose which is to divide the space into to equal horizontal horizons.
Palazzo Medici Riccardi ~ ~ courtyard ~ Florence, Tuscany, Italy ~ a Renaissance palace located in Florence ~ The palace was designed by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo for Cosimo de' Medici, head of the Medici banking family, and was built between 1444 and
Villa Farnesina, Loggia di Amore e Psiche, vista da sud - The villa was built for Agostino Chigi, a rich Sienese banker and the treasurer of Pope Julius II. Between the Sienese artist and pupil of Bramante, Baldassarre Peruzzi