perpendicular style

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Noun1.Perpendicular style - a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century Englandperpendicular style - a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
Gothic architecture, Gothic - 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
Tudor architecture - a style of English-Gothic architecture popular during the Tudor period; characterized by half-timbered houses
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First you need to look at the buildings, because architecturally Japan is still in its perpendicular period.