Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and
late medieval ...... New churches in the Gothic style were created all over the
world, including Mexico, Argentina,...
Forget the association of the word "Gothic" to dark, haunted houses, Wuthering
Heights, or ghostly pale people wearing black nail polish and ripped fishnets.
Gothic architecture tried to solve some of these unpleasant problems, and
created light, pleasant and airy buildings. Before the gothic, architecture was ...
The term Gothic was coined by classicizing Italian writers of the Renaissance,
who attributed the invention (and what to them was the non-classical ugliness) of
Gothic architecture, architectural style in Europe that lasted from the mid 12th
century to the 16th century, particularly a style of masonry building characterized
Gothic architecture originated in Northern France in the 12th century and was a
gradual ... This style was created by Abbot Suger, an advisor to the French Kings
The origin of Gothic cathedrals and architecture was started by the abby church
of Saint Denis, which was a vision of Abbot Suger, who also invented the form of
But Gothic architects did not invent the pointed arch. It had been used much
earlier in the Near East. It was used by Muslim artists in Asia, Africa, and even in
This lesson covers the three main features of Gothic architecture: the pointed
arch, the rib vault and the flying buttress. We then look at a...
A brief description of Gothic architecture with illustrations. ... of creating new and
different designs from what another architect had created in the next town yet ...