The Codes

Title: Constitutional Deletion to the Dominican Rules on Architecture

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Date: 1300

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Sudnt, Richard A. (1987) “Mediocres domos et humiles habeant fraters nostri”: Dominacan Legislation on Architecture and Architectural Decoration in the 13th Century. The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, V. 46, N. 4, pg. 394-407.

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Description: Removed restrictions on vaulting height and materials because of an (1) inability to enforce them, and (2) wood vaulting was more expensive to maintain because of fire hazards. Maintained the restrictions on decoration.

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