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Unformatted text preview: royonnant – typical of region in emphasis on space and plane and brick Significance – hall church type, contreforte (wall buttresses), connecting arches = vertical loading, origins = fortified architecture Mendicant = urban oriented religious orders, “begging” orders, preach/teach, austere Space and plane – visual and auditory advantages, flat, no ornament, 2 aisles, window=rayonnant. Private chapels, private burials, Gerona Cathedral Signif – space and plane, royonnant details, widest rib vault ever built, expertise – 12 experts, 3 basic concerns, (safety, suitability, relationship to existing work) (1416), contrefort, linear embellishment on doors and windows. Portugal and Southern Spain You see most clearly the influence of Islam Richness of ornament Linear patterning Fortification and Cities In western Mediterranean Functions – defensive Cases in point – Carcassonne cite and bastide, Barcelona...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENDS 150 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08