For the answer to your question you should check out:
which shows how the measurements were done
The virtual Chartres:
BTW, the architect (s) and other crafters involved chose to
remain annonymous, apparently the only such instance in
Carrol Cox wrote:
>Tom Gray wrote:
>>If an architect designs a building with the help of a noted structural
>>engineer and a number of assistants, is it his work or the work of the team.
>>Usually the architect is given credit.
>Can anyone on this list explain how Chartres cathedral got designed? The
>planning of open spaces for the windows would have been an empty gesture
>without the glassmakers who could fill them in with stained glass which
>'fit' the light which the plan of the building had to allow for. . . .
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