Gothic Recitation

Gothic Recitation - i. Faade 1. New innovations a. Rose...

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Gothic Recitation I. Durham, York, England a. Ribbed vaults b. Normans c. First rubbed vaults probably collapsed d. Mass loading to Point loading i. Gallery e. Violet de Duc i. Analyzation of Gothic Architecture for Skyscraper f. Were not planning ribbed vaults g. Romanesque Plan i. Huge compoiund comlumns then single columns ii. Alternating support system 1. Aesthetic for rhymthic qualities h. Some vaults spring right from wall i. Ribbed vaults not intended II. Church of St. Denis a. Paris b. Patron = Abbott Suger c. Distinction i. Burial place of kings d. Builds 2 parts
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Unformatted text preview: i. Faade 1. New innovations a. Rose stained glass windows ii. Ambulatory 1. Rib vaulted = complex 2. 2 ambulatories 3. Pointed arches III.Flying Buttress a. Bourges St. tienne b. Best but never replicated i. Small town ii. Ugly IV.Erwin Panofsky a. Gothic Architecture and Scholasticism i. Thomas Aquinas V. Poetry of Bourges a. Iconography b. Christ and St. Michael c. Good and Bad VI.Chartres Cathedral a. Thin as possible walls b. Early Gothic vaults = square c. Now being stretched out d....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course HAA 0040 taught by Professor Franktoker during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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