French cathedrals

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

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Cathedral de Notre Dame de Reims, France.  Built in the early 1200s.
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LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

LATER FRENCH GOTHIC: St. Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 1500-1514. While the Renaissance was already in full swing in Italy, the French were pushing the extremes with elaborate ornamentation as seen in the exquisite traceries of St. Maclou. Considered one of the best examples of the "Flamboyant style" of Gothic architecture in France.

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France. Strasbourg Cathedral. French Gothic. Elle est si belle avec ses recoins simples et reposants.
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1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

1220-1270 the Gothic Amiens Cathedral - France - Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) Architects:Robert of Luzarches, Thomas and Regnault de Cormont #architecture #cathedra

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For this reason a study of Gothic architecture is largely a study of cathedrals and churches. Description from imgbuddy.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

For this reason a study of Gothic architecture is largely a study of cathedrals and churches. Description from imgbuddy.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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altar in St. Augustine & St. John Church in Dublin. ( French Gothic Revival style)
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New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. A city by many names, all conjuring the jovial "Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! ) attitude towards life the city is famous for. New Orleans is filled with scrumptious French-inspired Creole and Cajun food, live jazz music, street performers, and an appreciation for all the temptations of life. Life is lived well here in the Big Easy. I first visited in 2006 on a road trip across the coun

New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy. A city by many names, all conjuring the jovial "Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! ) attitude towards life the city is famous for. New Orleans is filled with scrumptious French-inspired Creole and Cajun food, live jazz music, street performers, and an appreciation for all the temptations of life. Life is lived well here in the Big Easy. I first visited in 2006 on a road trip across the coun

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The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

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Konzerthaus and French Cathedral at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, illuminated during the Festival of Light

Konzerthaus and French Cathedral at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, illuminated during the Festival of Light

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