rampant arch


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Noun1.Rampant arch - an arch whose support is higher on one side than on the otherrampant arch - an arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
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Cucullu's solution was not to compete with the elongated gallery and the modern-gothic aesthetic carved out by Calatrava's cadence of rampant arches but to install a modest collection of objects and images that evoke recreation, the commonplace, and "low" culture.