Gothic architecture


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Noun1.Gothic architecture - a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuriesGothic architecture - a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
English-Gothic, English-Gothic architecture, perpendicular style, perpendicular - a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
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Sleary himself, a stout modern statue with a money-box at its elbow, in an ecclesiastical niche of early Gothic architecture, took the money.
He seemed to live for nothing but his religion; but there were some who said (notably the blacksmith, who was a Presbyterian) that it was a love of Gothic architecture rather than of God, and that his haunting of the church like a ghost was only another and purer turn of the almost morbid thirst for beauty which sent his brother raging after women and wine.
THE PALAZZO DUCALE Formerly the residence of the Doge of Venice, the highest authority of the former Republic of Venice, the palace is a display of incredible Venetian Gothic architecture.
From Roman and Moorish ruins, stately homes dating back to 16th century to churches inspired by gothic architecture there is so much more to this city than relaxing on the beach.
Add an extra leg to your Spanish tour and visit the orange tree-lined streets in this Old World, romantic city that's~ripe with history just think of the flamenco dancers, matadors, Gothic architecture and delicious tapas.
With its impressive gothic architecture and intricate stained glass windows the venue is grand enough for the status a royal wedding commands but also intimate enough for a personal day.
With its impressive gothic architecture and intricate stained glass windows, the venue is grand enough for the status a royal wedding commands but also intimate enough for a personal day.
Gothic architecture in England has nearly died twice, once at the end of the Middle Ages and again in the twentieth century.
Mr Marsden said the church building had many fine features worth preserving, including stone carvings made by Thomas Earp of London and 'hammerbeam roof' which is a decorative, open timber roof truss which is typical of English Gothic architecture.
Also from the University of Cyprus, Michael Olympios will speak on Gothic architecture in Nicosia and how the most prominent landmarks of the city were designed in the style initially predicated on northern French design models.
This study of gothic architecture in Ireland from 1789 to 1915 concentrates on smaller buildings, such as parish churches, monasteries, and cathedrals outside of Dublin.
In addition, Carter argued that Gothic architecture originated in England.