Flying Buttresses, Diagram of Forces #architecture #buttresses

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Golden Rule. Filippo Brunelleschi

Central Bank :: Zaha Hadid

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“ Types of Domes in Islamic/Indo-Islamic Architecture Images are from Sir Benister Fletcher’s A History of Architecture, images’ copyright is of the respective authors”

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West elevation of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, by Christopher Wren, 1675-1710

How Gothic architecture was structured. Important: The location and use of flying buttresses and ribbed vaulting.

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Cross Section of A Cathedral showing the major architectural features. untitled1323743639824.png 1270×1126 pixels. WEEK 12

„Gothic Architecture “

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Notre Dame Cathedral: History and Interpretation

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Ancient Greek Architecture. The Greeks developed three styles (orders) with their own distinctive proportions and details: Doric, Ionic and Corinthian, as noted in this diagram. http://www.angelfire.com/hi5/interactive_learning/yr7greecefiles/Greek_Architecture2.htm

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

From: Gothic Architecture: 158 Plates from the Brandons' Treatise, 1847

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Capital: the top, crowning feature of a column.