Gothic Architecture

What are Those Tall Scary Lookin' Buildings?

Whats it all About?

Architecture that flourished during the Medieval Period. Where the Romanesque Architecture evolved from it, and Renaissance Architecture succeeded it!

Stating the Facts

  • Rose windows were a decorative by product of the stained glass.
  • Decorative Architecture was used during the period of 1300-1400
  • Gargoyles were introduced as waterspouts in Gothic Architecture protecting the foundation
  • Two Main structures being Pointed Arches and Ribbed Vaults


Characteristics

Pointed Arch, Ribbed Vault, Fly Buttress, Tall Spires, Glass Windows, and, Gargoyles.

Gothic Architecture Buildings

Progression of Gothic Architecture

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