Triforium

A triforium is a shallow arched gallery within the thickness of inner wall, which stands above the nave of a church or cathedral. It may occur at the level of the clerestory windows, or it may be located as a separate level below the clerestory. It may itself have an outer wall of glass rather than stone. Triforia are sometimes referred to, errone...
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Triforium

• (n.) The gallery or open space between the vaulting and the roof of the aisles of a church, often forming a rich arcade in the interior of the church, above the nave arches and below the clearstory windows.
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Triforium

[Los Angeles] The Triforium is the name of a six-story, 60-ton public sculpture in the Los Angeles Mall Civic Center complex, located at the intersection of Temple and Main Streets in Downtown Los Angeles. ==History== The Mall`s architect, Robert Stockwell commissioned artist Joseph Young to create the sculpture and it was installed in 1975...
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Triforium

a galleried arcade at the second floor level, even with the aisle roof. Also called a 'blind-storey' the triforium looks like a row of window frames without window openings.
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Triforium

A gallery between the-arcade and the clerestory.
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Triforium

an arcaded wall passage, extending around a church between the ground floor arcade and the clerestory.
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triforium

gallery or arcade over an aisle; gallery over nave and choir
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Triforium

In architecture a triforium is a gallery or arcade in the wall, over the arches separating the body from the aisles of a church. The arcade is not in general carried entirely through the wall, but there is most commonly a passage-way behind it, which is often continued in the thickness of the wall round the entire building. In some cases, however, ...
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triforium

in architecture, space in a church above the nave arcade, below the clerestory, and extending over the vaults, or ceilings, of the side aisles. The ... [1 related articles]
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triforium

In Romanesque and Gothic aisled churches, the stage of wall between the top of the nave arcade and the bottom of the clerestory, masking the lean-to roof over the aisle. It is usually pierced with...
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Triforium

Space or passage above the nave arcade, below the clerestory, and extending over the ceiling or vaults of the side aisle (fig.6). A blind triforium does not contain a passageway and blind arches are placed in front of the wall such as at Amiens. A false triforium has arcades which open to the roof. A pierced triforium contains windows in the outer ...
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Triforium

The area of a wall, often arcaded, above the main arcade level and corresponding to the rafters of an aisle or gallery roof. Although it may contain a wall passage, it is not a gallery.
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triforium

triforium (trīfôr'ēum) , in church architecture, an arcaded gallery above the arches of the nave. In the interiors of medieval churches each bay of the nave wall customarily had three divisions in its height—arcade, triforium, and clerestory. The triforium was thus locate...
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triforium

triforium A gallery between the vaulting and the roof of the aisle of a church; so called because it often has three openings to each bay.
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