beautiful flying buttresses at Notre Dame in Paris

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

Clerestory, flying buttress, Chartres Cathedral- Chartres, Eure-et-Loire, France

The arches coming out of the building are known as flying buttresses. In the Chartres Cathedral, they were used to support the building so bigger windows could be constructed. This allowed all of the stained glass to be incorporated.

G rib vaulting, flying buttresses pointed arches | Rosses ...

G rib vaulting, flying buttresses pointed arches

Flying Buttresses - suitable for tracing Openings/construction techniques

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.

Chartes Cathedral, flying buttress!

More of Chartres Cathedral in France. Notable difference between the Romanesque and Gothic architecture.

Flying Buttresses at Chartres Cathedral in France. I have already been here but it is LOVELY and I want to go back. I love France

Flying Buttresses at Chartres Cathedral in France. I have already been here but it is LOVELY and I want to go back.

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