The Drawings of Machines by the Great Architects of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras

  • Emanuela Chiavoni
Conference paper
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 15)


The purpose of this paper is to try and analyse some of the drawings of construction site machinery designed and illustrated by some of the greatest Italian architects of the Renaissance and Baroque eras, such as FilippoBrunelleschi, Francesco di Giorgio Martini and Domenico Fontana.


Great Architect Architectural Work Classical Architecture Underground Railway Lively Representation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuela Chiavoni
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  1. 1.Dep. of History, Drawing and Restoration of Architecture, Faculty of ArchitectureSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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