What is Gothic Architecture?

The Gothic period lasted from the 12th to the 16th Century. It started in the late Medieval and

ended at the beginning of the Renaissance.

Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture

Its architecture evolved from Romanesque, of Roman Influences of architecture.

 

It was characterized by:

  • Ribbed pointed arches,
  • ribbed vaults, and
  • High buttress.
  • High windows permeating light inside building
  • Tall building with greater span and any other period of time
During the Gothic revival the Salt Lake temple was built

During the Gothic revival the Salt Lake temple was built

This allowed the building unlike the Roman building to be larger and taller. The span of building were greater and the spaces inside auspicious. Lights were allowed in at high window an allowed the bright special divine radiance inside the buildings.

During the Gothic revival the Salt Lake temple was built

During the Gothic revival the Salt Lake temple was built

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