Part of church alongside nave, choir, or transept set off by a row of columns
Passageway located behind the altar area
A curved structure that supports the weight of material over an open space
A handrail, usually supported by small pillars
A projecting structure built against a wall to support or reinforce it
Area around the altar, usually at the eastern end and sometimes set off by a railing or screen and steps
A room or building connected to a larger institution, dedicated to worship and special services.
The side sections of the chancel that hold pews or stalls for the choir members
The upper walls of the nave that rise above the roofs of the flanking aisles
A slender spire, especially one on a church above the intersection of the nave and transept
An upper floor at the west end that projects over the main floor
A rough-surfaced clay tile noted for its sound-absorbing quality; was used especially in vaults in building. Named after Rafael Guastavino II of Spain.
Applied to the architecture that flourished in France, England, Germany, and elsewhere in northern Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries. It is characterized by pointed arches, tracery windows, rib vaults, and elaborately carved decoration.
An artistic, decorative style or sculpture characterized by incongruous combinations of animal and human forms.
The entrance at the west end of a church that leads to the nave
The part of the church that extends from the chancel to the principal entrance
Not affiliated with or restricted to a particular religious group
A low wall or protective railing along a roof or balcony
A screen or partition wall located behind the altar
Either of the triangular spaces between the exterior curve of an arch and the rectangular frame or mold enclosing it
The open work formed by the stonework at the head of a Gothic window
Any large division of a building lying across, or in a direction contrary to, the main axis
Recessed semicircular or triangular space over a doorway enclosed by the lintel and the arch
An arched roof, ceiling, or covering of masonry
Heinz Memorial Chapel
Heinz Memorial Chapel is a non-sectarian chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus, a gift to the university from Henry John Heinz.