Unformatted text preview: -The columns tie the walls, the ground, and the ceiling together. -This is the body of the apostle of crhist. Friday October 14, 2011 I would feel more comfortable and welcomed into the structure on the right. There is more light, it is wide open, clearly enough room for multiple people to be in it at once. -The oculus The structure on the left, is darker, smaller, hidden, not open in space. I imagine that there is very little light. Barrel Vault: An arch extended into space. Forms a tunnel-like space. A semi-cylindrical extension of an arch. Groin Vault: Two barrelt vaults intersecting at a right angle. The point of intersection absorbs most of the pressure. The vaults lean against one another creating an internal support system. Monday October 17, 2011 Church of Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain 1100 -Cloister: Open space in center, surrounded by a color walkway, reserved for clergy. Only one day of the year, non clergy were allowed in it....
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- Fall '09
- Santiago de Compostela, Vault, Barrel vault, Nave view, aristocratic clergy