Collegiate Gothic

Collegiate Gothic

A term for the version of Gothic architecture that was characteristic of the colleges at Oxford and Cambridge, England, and adapted as the style for a number of American colleges in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Collegiate Gothic

Collegiate Gothic
A secular version of Gothic architecture, characteristic of the older colleges of Oxford and Cambridge. Adopted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by a number of other colleges in other countries.
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Designing and building successfully in the Collegiate Gothic style requires a focus on planning for community by involving a community of university leadership, project team members, and skilled laborers; this fact relates nicely to the function of Stokes Hall in the service of the study of the humanities.
Blending eclectic Americana with European style, the property pays tribute to its English collegiate Gothic roots.
Following from the kineticism of Hadid's structure, the museum's inaugural exhibition, "In Search of Time," organized by curator and founding director Michael Rush, likewise shrugged off the surrounding staid Collegiate Gothic campus in pursuit of more dynamic temporalities.
It is a very nice example of collegiate Gothic architecture that was popular for public schools in the 1920s.
8 Harkness Tower is a prominent Collegiate Gothic structure at which Connecticut University?
Gothic had long been used for academic buildings and there are earlier, and arguably better, examples of collegiate gothic at Princeton, such as the Graduate College of 1913 (Fig.
Boise State University's (Idaho) collegiate gothic style requires brick with sandstone accents and an imposing facade to carry growth across a thoroughfare.
The facade of the once-stately brick building with collegiate gothic touches is marred by thick metal doors.
At their regular monthly meeting on May 19, the UW Board of Regents will be asked to name one of the university's elegant collegiate Gothic buildings "Mary Gates Hall.
Doorman; cold-room, gym, billiard and party room with kitchen; theater viewing room in converted 1907 collegiate Gothic style former school building.
The colonial roots of the American collegiate system, the Georgian system and collegiate gothic references that were so popular in the 19th century were predominant.
For some, the museum is a big part of it; for others it's about preserving an icon of Sarasota's heritage with this Collegiate Gothic building that's on the National Register of Historic Places; others love the idea of leaving a legacy.

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