Questions on medieval architecture

  • 1. How did the patronage of St. Peters Cathedral in Rome affect its design?

  • 2. What is significant about the front doors in Gothic architecture?

  • 3. What is the significance of geometry in the Chartres Cathedral?

  • 4. Is stone the only material used in Gothic designs?

  • 5. What is the difference between Roman, Romanesque and Gothic stone figures?

  • 6. Of what importance was the sun light in Chartres Cathedral's design?

  • 7. How has Greek and Islamic architecture affected the design of Gothic buildings?

  • 8. How did glass affect the designs of Romanesque and Gothic Cathedrals?

  • 9. What is Victorian Gothic?

  • 10. How does the Tuscan Order compare with the Doric Order?

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  • Draw a cinquefoil arch 五瓣形拱 using a compass, ruler and pencil only.

  • Draw a Tudor arch 都鐸拱 using a compass, ruler and pencil only.

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