Unformatted text preview: porches to each side of the transept which contained important sculptures; had a triforium; had a one to one correspondence between the nave opening and the arcade, which were only separated by a triforium • The construction of Ste. Chapelle, Paris was under the reign of Louis IX. It had two churches- one lower and one higher. Wall is completely worked in glass with minimum masonry. • In the interior of English gothic churches, like the Canterbury Cathedral, there is usually a feeling of greater solidity, and that the church is narrower and darker. • In the Lincoln Cathedral, England, the horizontal registers across front of building. The wall of the apse is flat, not circumnavigating amulatories like in the French gothic. It contained a Chapter House which was a meeting place for the monks and was highly decorated. The Lincoln Cathedral had a double transept •...
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- Spring '07
- Lincoln Cathedral, English gothic churches, early French Gothic, Notre-Dame Cathedral tympanum, style Chartres Cathedral