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Styles & Traditions


Styles & Traditions

The pages in this sectionGlossary Term are designed to provide an introduction to understanding some of the major stylistic and conceptual developments in architecture since the RomanGlossary Term period and their revival and reinterpretation in architecture up to the present day. Choose from:

Classical Architecture

with a guide to the OrdersGlossary Term and explanation of the use and influence of the classicalGlossary Term tradition.

The Medieval Tradition

explanation of the development of the GothicGlossary Term style and medieval building traditions in houses, castles and the great churches



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