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.

Maclou, Rouen, France, C. 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.

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeen…

Tracery

Tracery is the ornamental intersecting work in the upper part of a window, screen, or panel, or used decoratively in blank arches and vaults. The earliest use of the term is traced to the seventeen.

Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France  is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture

"Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high, or late, Gothic architecture." OHMYGOODNESS I want to build things like this.

Flying Buttresses.  They look lovely, but actually play a large role in keeping the structure steady.

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England. It is also one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe, alongside Cologne Cathedral. The formal title of York Minster is The Cathedral and Metro political Church of St Peter in York.

Gothic architecture at Batalha Monastery, Portugal

The great moveable fortress of High Infinity is described as being similar in grandeur to the Golden Imperial Palace, but since Kai is incredibly humble & High Infinity hails from his dreams, it's beautiful, majestic & almost entirely white.

Aux angles des contre-forts du portail de Notre-Dame de Paris, on voit d’énormes bêtes sculptées, qui, en se découpant sur le ciel, donnent la vie à ces masses de pierre.

I pinned this illustration because is shouls the development of the side of a piece of architecture. In this picture orders and capitals xan be seen as well as the promenient gargoyles of the time period which were used as waterspouts.

rouen cathedral gothic architecture

Magical Photos of Rouen & Best things to do in Rouen

rouen cathedral gothic architecture

The Rector´s Palace, old town Dubrovnick, Croatia//

Croatia part 2

The Rector´s Palace, old town Dubrovnick, Croatia. The Rectors Palace, was the administrative center of the Dubrovnik Republic. Its style is basically Gothic, with Renaissance and Baroque reconstructions.

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