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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"Our challenge was to design a collegiate Gothic building with the appropriate stone facade and detailing that was also affordable under the tight project budget," Herr said.
The University of Idaho Administration Building is a landmark of the Collegiate Gothic style and has influenced architectural design across that campus.
to match tenants with available space within the Collegiate Gothic style buildings, as well as with developers looking to create new housing opportunities.
Christys many schools in New Orleans was built in 1912 in the Collegiate Gothic style as a school for girls on Napoleon Avenue at Prytania Street.
Scully not only encouraged many young architects to become preservation activists; he also encouraged them to look with fresh eyes at modern buildings that the blinkered Modernists had dismissed, like the romantic and urbanistically appropriate New York skyscrapers of the 1920s and the Collegiate Gothic quadrangles designed by James Gamble Rogers that Yale built to maintain its identity within an industrial city.
The Law Quadrangle, another major development that occurred over the course of four presidents, used Collegiate Gothic stone and an enclosed quadrangle to illustrate new ideas on campus.
Collegiate Gothic in rough-hewn, random-patterned native limestone was selected by Stoughton for the Tier Building (1932) and Buller Biological Laboratories (1932).
The five-story, 114,000 s/f former public school, designed in Snyder's signature Collegiate Gothic style, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000, thus saving it from the wrecker's ball and allowing for its continued existence and adaptive reuse as a residence and community amenity.
But after the high school moved to newer quarters, the Collegiate Gothic building's future was unsure.
The building design is a classic collegiate gothic architectural style, and the 11-story structure has four hospital towers in the shape of an "X," allowing all patient rooms to have large windows with unobstructed views.
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."

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