its called a flying buttress
To build a flying buttress, brick, wood, stone, and limestone is needed.
A flying buttress is a form of buttressing most strongly associated with Gothic church architecture. Flying buttress systems compose of two parts including a massive vertical masonry block on the outside of a building and a segmental or quadrant arch bridging the gap between the buttress and the wall.
to support walls.
The flying buttress eliminated the need for extremely thick walls in Gothic architecture. New building utilizing the new support system could have thin walls where the load was transferred to the buttress, allowing for large windows.
The search term buttress flying -"Chartres Cathedral" would yield those pages.
A flying buttress is not a feature of Romanesque architecture.
They allowed catherdrals to become taller.
To support thin walls.
flying buttress, pointed arches, and ribbed vault
It's called a "buttress". If the entire base does not contact the ground, it is called a "flying buttress".
My face is a buttress
The flying buttress. New building materials made them unnecessary.
Buttress roots are not edible.
The Gothic style of architecture has several characteristics. The buildings will have a flying buttress, ribbed vaulting, and pointed arches.
The buttress supports the roof above the statues (n.)
my pet buttress name is sally
A buttress root.
A buttress is a certain kind of architectural structure. An example sentence would be: He designed that buttress in 5 months.
Flying buttresses support the outer walls in structures with very high walls and transfer the load (from roof/ceiling bearing on the upper portion of the wall) to the buttress, which acts as an arch transferring that load to the ground. Large cathedrals with high walls and arched windows of unreinforced stone employed them for strength. In a spiritual sense, they the flying buttresses were supposed to elevate people's thoughts to God and the angels above them.
one example of buttress roots is the Paduak tree
The purpose of any buttress, including flying, is to resist the lateral forces pushing a wall outwards (which may arise from stone vaulted ceilings or from wind-loading on roofs) by redirecting them to the ground.
The singular possessive form of the noun buttress is buttress's.The plural form of the noun buttress is buttresses. The plural possessive form is buttresses'.
Buttress roots are an adaptation of trees in the rainforest (primarily). For taller and larger trees, buttress roots ensure it's stable - they are widely spread out and shallow.
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