beautiful flying buttresses at Notre Dame in Paris

beautiful flying buttresses at Notre Dame in PariFlying buttresses, Strasbourg Cathedral, Strasbourg, Alsace, France

02.11 Gothic Architecture - Flying Buttresses(ArtHistory2)

Flying Buttresses - (began primarily in the Gothic period) a freestanding pier of arched masonry that abuts the vertical walls and supports the outward thrust created by higher-walled structures.

flying buttresses.

flying buttresses stone supports on the outside of a building that allowed builders to construct higher thinner walls that contained large stained glass window

DIAGRAM: illustrating "flying buttresses". The flying buttresses on Chartres are rather modest compared to later cathedrals.

Ornate drawing of a Medieval 'Flying Buttress' design. This wasn't so much decoration but to support lower lateral force from the walls that took the huge thrust weight of the ceiling.

Flying buttress

Flying buttresses: stone supports on the outside of a building that allowed builders to construct higher, thinner walls that contained large stained-glass windows.

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture

Gothic style type of European architecture that developed in the Middle Ages, characterized by flying buttresses, ribbed vaulting, thin walls, and high roofs

Flying butresses at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague

A photo of the flying buttresses used to keep huge cathedrals upright despite the heavy winds that previously threatened to weaken them.

Gothic Architecture Cathedrals | ... the apse, Cathedral Notre-Dame of Amiens. The triumph of the Gothic

cathedrals are perfect examples of gothic architecture as the pierced stonework and pointed arches sound throughout the buildings

Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle/Pinacle - Wikisource

flying buttresses stone supports on the outside of a building that allowed builders to construct higher, thinner walls that contained large stained-glass windows.

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