A new study has revealed why some Gothic architecture buildings have such striking characteristics, including their use of multiple forms of decoration, their extensive use of architectural motifs and the fact that they often contain structures that have not been built in a single building.
The study, entitled “Gothic Architecture’s Architectural Characteristics,” was carried out by architecture researchers at the University of Cambridge, and it was published in the Journal of Architecture.
In particular, the study found that Gothic architecture is “unique in that it features a large number of architectural characteristics” which are important for the way it is perceived by people.
Gothics’ design and construction have traditionally been influenced by the Gothic architecture of the 12th and 13th centuries, when it was a significant part of the medieval and renaissance architectural landscape.
“Gothically, Gothic architecture has a long tradition of building on a grand scale,” said the lead author of the study, Professor Daniel Dennings.
“Its structural complexity is also often seen as its beauty, but the design is often quite simple and unassuming, in contrast to other architectural styles such as Romanesque, Renaissance and Tudor.
In addition to its unique architectural characteristics, Gothic is also a form of construction that is influenced by many different traditions of architectural architecture.”
It is interesting to see how these architectural influences influence the style of building, the style, the materials and the materials of the buildings, which is one of the main reasons that Gothic buildings are so attractive,” he added.
The researchers have also highlighted that the use of the word ‘Goth’ can be an indication of a Gothic architecture’s design, as it can be a combination of the Gothic name and the word Gothic, the Gothic word that means ‘glory’.”
The word ‘glary’ can refer to many different elements, from the decorative elements that have been added to the buildings in order to show off their grandeur, to the use in which these elements are applied, and also the way they are combined in the final product,” Dennes said.
Goths have often been considered as the “Goths” of Europe, but in fact, it is the Gothic style of architecture that has always been associated with the country, he said.”
As a result, the use and distribution of these elements is important for us to understand how the building style has evolved over time,” he said, adding that the research team is now working to further explore the origins of this distinctive architectural style.”
This study provides the first direct evidence that the Gothic architectural style originated in Britain,” he concluded.”
Although there are other Gothic buildings from across the globe, there are no records of the original Gothic style being developed in Britain.
“This article first appeared on RTE.