HISTORY OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE
Sainte-Chapelle de Paris No.2
: Sainte-Chapelle de Paris; France de Paris, Paris; 1241/42-48
- The buttresses are projected about 2m from the glass screen to the outside and there are noting projection inside but thin pilasters.
- Choir of the upper chapel.
- The progress of technology of structure in Gothic era makes the wall trancelucent. The thick stone wall turned into stained glass wall.
- The hight of windows is more than 15m and width is 4.5m. The stained glasses ware original 13c's.
The pilasters, ribs and arcade are very thin and those are painted colorfully as same as ceiling. This make the feeling of interior very light.
Photo: Yasuhiko Nishigaki
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