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Chartres Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space

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ISBN-10: 0863153917

ISBN-13: 9780863153914

Edition: 2003

Authors: Gordon Strachan

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How does the experience of an architectural space affect us? What were the medieval master builders striving to achieve in the structure of Chartres Cathedral? This book explores the sacred geometry of Chartres and suggests that the origins of the gothic style may lie in Islamic architecture.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 7/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.20" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

Introduction: The Sacred Site at Chartres
The Islamic Origin of the Pointed Arch
Sacred Geometry and Abbot Suger
St Bernard and the Early Gothic Plan
Of Cubes and Ka'aba
The Plan of Chartres
Dionysius the Areopagite and the Unknown God
St Denis, Chartres and the Darkness of God
Photographic acknowledgments