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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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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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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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The Notre Dame de Paris cathedral a must in the city of love. @bondarisilviuphotography http://www.taxiyo.com/en-gb/airport-transfers/paris-charles-de-gaulle/25

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

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Amiens Cathedral, French High Gothic. One of their goals was to replace sheer mass with intricately framed voids - Gardner's Art Throughout the Ages

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