An architectural innovation that enabled Gothic cathedrals to reach new height

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An architectural innovation that enabled Gothic cathedrals to reach new heights is the

A.rose window.

B.Barrel vault .

C.Transverse rib .

D.Flying buttress.

Nov 26th, 2014

An architectural innovation that enabled Gothic cathedrals to reach new heights is the

D.Flying buttress.

One of the fundamental characteristics of Gothic architecture was its height. New building techniques (such as the flying buttress, detailed below) enabled architects to spread the weight of taller walls and loftier towers.

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