Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Charpente (roof construction)

A wooden construction, consisting of frames, beams, purlins, etc. carrying the roofing material.
In the picture the roof construction of the farinier (granary or storage space for flour) of the abbaye (abbey) of Cluny.
The building as well as the roof construction are Gothic and go back to the 13th century.

Farinier - Cluny

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