Collège des Bernardins - Gothic Architecture - Crypt - Stone Vaults - Cistercian Monastery (Paris)
The style of the vaults of the cellar (seen in this photo) seems Romanesque but the architecture of this medieval building is Gothic.
Stan Parry wrote: 1248 is over 100 years after the birth of Gothic at Saint-Denis and Sens. The crypt is heavy in order to support the building, but the ribbed vaults, if they are original, a are probably much later. The round columns are deceptive, in that they were used in Romanesque architecture, but it looks like the side arches are pointed. The upper part is clearly Cistercian Gothic.
The cellar now holds auditoriums and conference rooms.
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