Sainte Chapelle’s small cathedral of light was Fay Jones inspiration for his masterpiece. he called it Ozark Gothic. For Saint Chappelle:http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/Cathedrals/Paris/Sainte-Chapelle.shtml
But I can't see the connection with the interior at all -
It was the descending, interlocking interior beams that made me think of the stave churches. That's how they're built.