the Uffizien are from 1559 to approx. originally 1581 for the accommodation building complex delighted by Ministries and offices in Florenz. The architects were Giorgio Vasari, Bernardo Buontalenti and Alfonso Parigi D. J..
Cosimo I. de' Medici began 1559 with thatImplementation of an already longer existing plan to summarize the most important Ministries and offices (Uffizi) in a building. For the new building a whole borough was torn off and/or. into the new building integrates, like z. B. the Roman church S. Piero Scheraggio and the Münzprägewerkstatt Zecca,in that the so-called.Goldflorin were manufactured.
Vasari standardized the accumulation of old and new buildings by set forward fronts. A place flanked of two almost equal looking fronts, which connects the Piazza Signoria and the Arnoufer, developed.
The building became after Vasaris death (1574) of Bernardo Buontalenti and Alfonso Parigi to approx.1581 completes. Already soon galleria the upper floor for the exhibition by art articles were used. From this the term gallery for a painting collection developed later.
Web on the left of
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- http://www.uffizi.firenze.it (Italian)
coordinates: 43° 46 ' 7 " N, 11° 15 ' 18 " O