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Major rewriteEdit

I am rewriting this architecture using the article that I wrote for wikipedia and simplifying it. There's still quite a long way to go.

--Amandajm 13:23, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Listed as a proposed Good articleEdit

I have listed this as a proposed good article. For this there are (in my opion) still too many redlinks. Ways to proceed:

  • Copyediting, linking all the terms (Probably missed a few Cathedrals, sometimes the articles exist, but under a diffent name).
  • Reduce the number of redlinks to an acceptable level, creating stubs where necessary.

Seriously, once this article is redlink-free it has the potential to be a VGA. --Eptalon (talk) 15:10, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

I know nothing about the subject but I appreciate fine architecture - I'm more than willing to help out. The Rambling Man (talk) 15:17, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

First LineEdit

First line needs amending because architecture is singular not plural. I won't change straightaway as rest of sentence will have to be restructured with matching description. JDE (talk) 21:45, 22 January 2019 (UTC)

Gothic Style v Gothic Revival.Edit

At end of introduction there is a linguistically confusing switch between Gothic & Gothic Revival:

In the 19th century, the Gothic style became popular again, particularly for building churches and universities. This style is called Gothic Revival architecture.

should be something like:

In the 19th century the Gothic style became popular again. This led to many buildings of that time, particularly churches and universities, being built in a style called Gothic Revival architecture.

JDE (talk) 22:08, 22 January 2019 (UTC)


Personally, I think the system of displaying the illustrations does them no credit, and I would never have used it myself. The tiny postage-stamps have to be enlarged tediously one by one, and then you lose the text that goes with them. It's a horrible system. After a few early attempts I gave it up years ago. But the selection of the examples is fine. Maybe the span of time is too great. IMO if we touch this at all it is not just a tweak here and there. It has an inner consistency, and I can live with its weak spots. The time devoted to polishing buttons might be better spent making more buttons. Macdonald-ross (talk) 15:29, 11 November 2021 (UTC)

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