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|THE IDEA OF THE ARCH Thanks to its shape, the arch is a structure which |
resists loads acting on it by a resistant mechanism ... "The arch never sleeps", n.
37/3.35/3.36/3.131 an Indian proverb, is also illustrative of the presence of the
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|The cathedrals of Ely (UK) and Chartres (France) are examined in this light. Physical models, behind-the-scenes tours and 3D computer graphics show how they overcame these problems.|
|II THE DECAY OF GOTHIC " An arch never sleeps " — Progress of the Pointed |
Arch — Objects of Gothic builders — Flat arches — Rules — Modern imitations —
The Albert Memorial — The last Gothic — The so-called "Debased Style" — Late
|There came into his head an old architectural saw, “The arch never sleeps”; and |
as he looked up at the four wide and finely-drawn semicircles they seemed to say
: “The arch never sleeps, never sleeps. They have bound on us a burden too ...
|The nave arcades will repay your close attention; and look at these wonderful |
arches in the crossing. ... There came into his head an old architectural saw, ' The
arch never sleeps '; and as he looked up at the four wide and finely-drawn ...
|soir action is constant; thus the Arabs have a saying, "An arch never sleeps." So |
the arch thrusts must be met permanently by one or a combination of the
following schemes: abutting the arch directly, as with a salient buttress; weighting
the pier ...
|In addition to its graceful form, an arch conveyed dynamic energy, for the two |
sides are in constant thrust against each other. As an old Muslim proverb put it, “
the arch never sleeps.” While most arches since antiquity were part of larger ...
|THE ARCH An arch is a structure composed of wedge-shaped blocks, which are |
called voussoirs, and designed to span a ... Indeed, the Greeks had a proverb
which said 'the arch never sleeps', referring to the truism that, if the arch support ...
|There is no completely satisfactory theory of the origin of earthquakes, but the "|
tectonic theory" is the most probable. This may be illustrated simply by reference
to a well known maxim of architecture : "The arch never sleeps." By this,
|The arch never sleeps. 1876 The arch never sleeps. (p. 210) Ferguson, James. |
History of Indian and Eastern Architecture. London: John Murray, 1876. 1936 "
The arch never sleeps." (p. 452) The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg, rev. ed.