Portfolio Tag: consectetur

The Musts

The city of Florence and its Major Museums

The historic center and the Uffizi Gallery

The Religious Center: the Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Campanile, and Baptistery; the Political Center: Palazzo Vecchio (on Piazza della Signoria) and the Uffizi Gallery   e-mail

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The wonders of Piazza del Duomo reveal...

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The Florentine Genius


Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, Dante’s Stone, Church of Santa Margherita dei Cerchi, Dante’s House, Basilica of Santa Croce   e-mail

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Dante Alighieri was born between May and June 1265 and was baptized in the Baptistery of St. John. His most famous work is the Divine Comedy, written in...

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Gardens and Medicean Villas

Three ways to conceive a garden. One is the Italian style, borne from the genius of the architect who planned the Boboli Gardens, Niccolò Tribolo. The design of these late-Renaissance gardens presents rationally-organized spaces and includes natural elements transformed into sculptures and architectural structures which complement statues and fountains. The other is the...

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