Architecture Gothic and Renaissance by T. Roger Smith

By T. Roger Smith

This number of literature makes an attempt to assemble the various vintage, undying works that experience stood the try of time and provide them at a discounted, reasonable rate, in an enticing quantity in order that everybody can take pleasure in them.

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Or more frequently, to obtain a play of light to produce the appearance of a line or a series of lines, broad or narrow, and of varying intensity of lightness or shade in the building or some of its features. factory to the eye ; and shade, and The contour which a moulding would present when cut across in a direction at right angles to its length is called its profile. The profile of mouldings varied with each style of architecture and at each period (Fig. to z). "When ornaments are carved w out of some of the moulded surfaces the latter are technically termed enriched mouldings.

When ornaments are carved w out of some of the moulded surfaces the latter are technically termed enriched mouldings. The enrichments in use varied with each style and each period, as the mouldings themselves did. The upright bars of stone frequently employed (especially in Gothic architecture) to subdivide one window into two or more MULLION. lights. NATE. (2) the (1) The central avenue of a church or cathedral western part of a church as distinguished from the chancel or choir (3) occasionally, any avenue in the interior of a building which is divided by one or more rows of columns running length; ; ways is called a nave.

Belgium, secular buildings also remain to us of which the is Gothic. Among these we find public halls and large buildings for public purposes as Westminster Many architecture Hall, or the that at Milan Palace of Justice at Rouen ; ; hospitals, as or colleges, as King's College, Cambridge, c 2 20 GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE. its unrivalled chapel. Many charming minor works, such as fountains, wells (Fig. 10), crosses, tombs, monuments and the fittings of the interior of churches, also with remain to attest the versatility, the power of design, and the cultivated taste of the architects of the Gothic period.

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