CHURCHES: BRUSSELS & COLOGNE

The Brussels Church (S.Gudule) and Cologne Church are two finest example of Gothic Architecture, but moving in line with ecclesiastical architecture of early 1200 to 1475 AD. It shows the influences from french church architecture but depicting early tendencies of Romanesque characteristics. The architecture of both the churches are governed by similar plan and similar volume of nave and aisles. Both of them evolved over a period of time hence It represent the tall & flamboyant features of Gothic architecture along with ornate and pleated features of arches and plan form of Romanesque Architecture. 

The other examples of hybrid  church architecture of Gothic and Romanesque are Stephan’s Church, Vienna, Notre-Dam de Pamele, Antwerp Cathedral. (Refer to Blog: Chuch in Lund, Sweden: 07/05/2016)

COLOGNE CHURCH

BRUSSELS CHURCH

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