(b. ca. 1350, Bologna, d. ca. 1402, Bologna)


Italian architect, active mainly in his native Bologna. In 1384, he designed the Palazzo della Mercanzia (Loggia of Merchants) in Bologna, which is built in brick and terracotta. The shrine crowns a pair of arches. The loggia partially collapsed under the bombing of 1943, but was faithfully rebuilt after the War.

Antonio began the construction of the Basilica di San Petronio in 1390, he worked on it until his death. He built the second bell tower of the church of San Francesco in a Lombard-style in 1397.