New York Gothic Elements in Cathedral Architecture

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New York Gothic Elements in Cathedral Architecture

  1. 1. New York Gothic Elements – Building Analysis II St. John the Divine Ribbed Vaulted Ceiling Exterior view Interior view Clustered columns achieved height which was symbolic of reaching toward heaven Towering Columns, Rose Windows & Pointed Spires The Nave area consisting of columns leading to the apse area Sculptures Crucified Plan Stain glass emitting light Decorative Columns Clerestory & Triforium area Flying Buttresses Gargoyles featured in many gothic style Colorful, stain glass was A masonry structure cathedrals as a used as a storyboard to Detailed columns are The arcade area leads to consisting of a straight decorative element and The simple floorplan of depict the sequence of featured throughout the the triforium and inclined bar carried on an also functioned as a a cathedral space events leading to Jesus nave area of cathedrals clerestory which is shown arch and pier that supports symbolic of the CrossYolanda Berry Arch 251-001 Fall 2012 Page 1 drainage spout crucifiction above the thrust of roof or vault
  2. 2. Modern Architecture influenced by Gothic Elements Frank Gehry; Architect Cass Gilbert; Architect Nave area below. Also, Neo-gothic includes a crucified floorplan fascade within the arcade area featuring a fragmented surface landscape formerly known as Stainless-steel skin Beekman Asymmetrical Towers form Woolworth Building Expansive glass lightened space Solitary arch Ornamented, Symmetrical towers Sunlight plays an portal decorative important role in gothic steel frame which entranceway sacred space elements, stands 792 feet tall, with dense strong pointed 1inch piers spiresYolanda Berry Arch 251-001 Fall 2012 Page 2
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