chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals. An old lady told me domed windows were called flying buttresses.
Castles may have been reserved for the noble and elite centuries ago, but now many of the striking structures have transformed into luxury hotels for romantic rendezvous or memorable family getaways. The fortified buildings -- with buttresses, stone arche
Cathedral: Astronomical clock in the Cathedral de Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Everything about this cathedral is amazing, from the front door to the flying buttresses to all the layers of texture. Thought the clock was very interesting.