Technique and Technical Development            Architecture
Greek Arch
Roman arch
Benefits of Roman archDistributes weight outwardPushes weight toward greater weightbearing columnAllows for height
Height and space
Byzantine Church Characteristics• Mosaics• Domed• Only a few stories high
Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
Byzantine Innovations with Arches•   Higher walls•   Dome•   Light halo•   Looking into heaven
Romanesque Cathedral Characteristics• Thick wall• Little glass• Wood and later stone celilings• Sculpture to teach Bible s...
Church of Saint Trophime - Romanesque
Church of Saint Trophime between 1100-1300 -                 Romanesque
Church of Saint Trophime between 1100-1300 -                 Romanesque
Romanesque innovations with arches• practice
Gothic Cathedral Characteristics• High• Thinner walls• Windows• Depictions of people more natural and show  movement• Less...
Pointed arch - Gothic
Pointed arch - Gothic
Flying Buttress - Gothic
Notre Dame de Paris - Gothic
Reims Cathedral - Gothic
Chatres Cathedral - Gothic
Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
Which style?Duomo - Florence         Milan Cathedral
Which styleChurch of St. Denis         Tower of Pisa
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Technique and technical development architecture

  1. 1. Technique and Technical Development Architecture
  2. 2. Greek Arch
  3. 3. Roman arch
  4. 4. Benefits of Roman archDistributes weight outwardPushes weight toward greater weightbearing columnAllows for height
  5. 5. Height and space
  6. 6. Byzantine Church Characteristics• Mosaics• Domed• Only a few stories high
  7. 7. Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
  8. 8. Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
  9. 9. Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
  10. 10. Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
  11. 11. Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
  12. 12. Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
  13. 13. Church of the Holy Sepulcher - Byzantine
  14. 14. Byzantine Innovations with Arches• Higher walls• Dome• Light halo• Looking into heaven
  15. 15. Romanesque Cathedral Characteristics• Thick wall• Little glass• Wood and later stone celilings• Sculpture to teach Bible stories to illiterate masses• Real and fantastical images used, especially those of demons
  16. 16. Church of Saint Trophime - Romanesque
  17. 17. Church of Saint Trophime between 1100-1300 - Romanesque
  18. 18. Church of Saint Trophime between 1100-1300 - Romanesque
  19. 19. Romanesque innovations with arches• practice
  20. 20. Gothic Cathedral Characteristics• High• Thinner walls• Windows• Depictions of people more natural and show movement• Less use of animals and demons
  21. 21. Pointed arch - Gothic
  22. 22. Pointed arch - Gothic
  23. 23. Flying Buttress - Gothic
  24. 24. Notre Dame de Paris - Gothic
  25. 25. Reims Cathedral - Gothic
  26. 26. Chatres Cathedral - Gothic
  27. 27. Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
  28. 28. Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
  29. 29. Chartres Cathedral - Gothic
  30. 30. Which style?Duomo - Florence Milan Cathedral
  31. 31. Which styleChurch of St. Denis Tower of Pisa
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