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Gothic Architecture - Pointed Arch

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External Doorway of the Dom in Cologne

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Gothic architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The ambulatory at the Abbey of Saint-Denis. While many secular buildings exist from the Late Middle Ages, it is in the buildings of cathedrals and great churches that Gothic architecture displays its pertinent structures characteristics best.

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The Fundamental Styles and Characteristics of Gothic Architecture

Sainte chapelle First and foremost, Gothic architecture emphasized more on elevation, rather than horizontal space. These were high-rising and imposing structures, and interestingly these churches and cathedrals used to be the landmark structures in their town, owing to their height. Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/style-and-characteristics-of-gothic-architecture.html

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The Fundamental Styles and Characteristics of Gothic Architecture

Reims cathedral The façade of the church was given utmost importance during the construction process. Emphasis was put on making the façade look more imposing. It not only symbolized the power of the builders and the strength of the religion, but it also indicated wealth of the institution that the edifice would house in the future. Read more at Buzzle: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/style-and-characteristics-of-gothic-architecture.html

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