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

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

Hungary - Parliament building, Budapest.   Facts about Hungary:  Area: 93,030 sq km.  A landlocked, central European state on the River Danube.Population: 9,973,141. Capital: Budapest.  Official language: Hungarian. Languages: 17.

Hungary - Parliament building, Budapest. Facts about Hungary: Area: 93,030 sq km. A landlocked, central European state on the River Danube.Population: 9,973,141. Capital: Budapest. Official language: Hungarian. Languages: 17.

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture {Beard and Bonnet}

Sunday Snapshots: German Architecture {Beard and Bonnet}

Gothic architecture at Batalha Monastery, Portugal

Gothic architecture at Batalha Monastery, Portugal

The Rector´s Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Rector´s Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Gothic architecture by David IFA, via Flickr

Gothic architecture by David IFA, via Flickr

Catedral Colon, Barcelona, Spain  © Lynn Andrews

Catedral Colon, Barcelona, Spain © Lynn Andrews

bluepueblo:Manchester City Hall, England nomadicvision:Gothic Exterior on Flickr. Via Flickr: Jon Reid |  Portfolio  |  Blog  |  Tumblr ...

bluepueblo:Manchester City Hall, England nomadicvision:Gothic Exterior on Flickr. Via Flickr: Jon Reid | Portfolio | Blog | Tumblr ...

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.:

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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