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Some account of Gothic architecture in Spain

George Edmund Street

Some account of Gothic architecture in Spain

by George Edmund Street

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Published by Benjamin Blom in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Georgiana Goddard King.
ContributionsKing, Georgiana Goddard.
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Open LibraryOL19233207M

  eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THIS can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer THIS is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook. Gothic architecture, architectural style in Europe that lasted from the midth century to the 16th century, particularly a style of masonry building characterized by cavernous spaces with the expanse of walls broken up by overlaid tracery. Learn more about Gothic architecture, its characteristics, and its history.

  The Gothic style started in Spain as a result of Central European influence in the twelfth century when late Romanesque alternated with few expressions of pure Gothic architecture. The High Gothic arrives with all its strength through the pilgimage route, the Way of Saint James, in the thirteenth century. Some of the most pure Gothic. This tome is THE bible of gothic architecture. It does cover paintings and sculptures of the period as well, but the vast majority of pages are about architecture and chapters are split into regions from Italy to the Germanic regions, Britain, back down to Spain. and everywhere in between taking note /5.

The most fundamental element of the Gothic style of architecture is the pointed arch, which was likely borrowed from Islamic architecture that would have been seen in Spain at this time. The pointed arch relieved some of the thrust, and therefore, the stress on other structural elements. Covering all regions of Spain, from Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum to Granada's Islamic palace of La Alhambra, and all periods of Spanish architecture, from the Roman aqueduct at Segovia to the modernistic German Pavilion in Barcelona, this volume examines 68 of Spain's most important architectural landmarks. Writing in a clear and engaging style, Alejandro Lapunzina, associate .


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Imprint London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, Gothic architecture - Spain. Contributors William Ewart Gladstone, dedicatee John Murray (London), publisher. Spanish Gothic architecture is the style of architecture prevalent in Spain in the Late Medieval period.

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Some kilometres from Burgos, in the city of León, you will find the second essential cathedral when it comes to discovering the beauty of Gothic architecture in this part of Spain.

Here, what you will find most amazing is the light that floods into the building through its stained glass windows. The Gothic trend first hit Spain's architectural scene in the 12th century, which served as a transition period that yielded many buildings boasting a mixture of the two styles.

In the 13th century, Romanesque finally gave way to pure Gothic architecture- considered, along with Islamic architecture, to be one of Spain's two most dazzling trends. High Gothic Architecture. Gothic architecture spread across Europe with the same ease and speed as the Romanesque style had done in the previous two centuries.

While there certainly are greater differences among the regional forms of Gothic aesthetic in the continent than there had been in relation to the previous dominant artistic trend, there still remain clearly visible common.

Spanish Gothic architecture is the style of architecture prevalent in Spain in the Late Medieval period. The Gothic architecture spread in Spain in the late twelfth century, relatively quickly since its birth in France.

Its consolidation was progressive, combining in its first moments the Romanesque and Gothic architectural elements.George Edmund Street RA (20 June – 18 December ), also known as G. E.

Street, was an English architect, born at Woodford in Essex. Stylistically, Street was a leading practitioner of the Victorian Gothic mainly an ecclesiastical architect, he is perhaps best known as the designer of the Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand in : Royal Gold Medal ().There was early Gothic (c), high or rayonnant Gothic (c), late or flamboyant Gothic (c.

), and English, French, German, Italian, Spanish Gothic variations. Clearly, from the international nature of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, more cross border travelling took place than is generally credited for in the.