Unformatted text preview: Ribbed vaults- transverse ribs, crossing rib, keystone or boss, webbing, vault penetration. Vault - a masonry covering over a major or minor space. Types - barrel vault(round and pointed), groin vaults(cross vault), rib vaults of various kinds. Arch - basic unit of architecture. Weakest point of an arch is the 30 degrees mark from the horizontal. Buttressing – 2 types – Contreforte(wall buttress) and flying butress...
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- 30 degrees, Gothic ArchitectureAmiens Cathedral, 150 Day, vaults- transverse ribs