A building set apart for Christian worship whose architecture is mainly of the medieval period and using pointed arches.
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Cunning Geometry: The Designing of Medieval Churches
Michael T. Davis of Mount Holyoke College analyses the plan of the chapel Saint-Urbain, Troyes, built in 1262 by Pope Urban IV. Includes detailed plans showing the geometry.
Our Lady Collegiate Church in Vernon, France
A guide to Vernon provides a plan and virtual tour of this Flamboyant Gothic church, together with its history and the wider architectural and historical context. Includes historic paintings of the church and photographs of the woodcarving and stained glass.
S. Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice
Ciao Venezia provide a detailed, illustrated description of the basilica built by Franciscan friars (1340-1445), rich in art treasures. Ground plan and tour.
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