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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This shell is complete and decorated in a rectilinear style with a series of motifs each consisting of a diamond shape framed by nested chevrons.
Photographs of the interiors show kitchens and living areas that are conceived in a pristinely rectilinear style, their component parts minimalist and unobtrusive.
For the street-level storefronts and the entrance to the Equinox gym along Amsterdam, the renderings suggest -- since this part of the building is still concealed behind scaffolding -- a grander and more rectilinear style than Stern has chosen for the residential entrance.