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Rib or Rib Vault

A projecting band on the interior of a roof, generally in the Gothic style, that emphasizes the design of the roof or vault.

   
 
Uffizzi - Florence - Italy (15th c.)
   
Baptistery - Siena - Italy (14th c.)
 
       
 
St. Peter's Cathedral - Geneva - Switzerland
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Santa Maria delle Grazie - Milan Italy (15th c.)
 
       
 
St. Peter's Cathedral - Geneva - Switzerland
 
Cathedral - Vicenza - Italy
 
Santa Maria delle Grazie - Milan Italy (15th c.)
 
       
 
Cathedral - Barcelona - Spain (1324)
 
Sagrada Familia - Barcelona - Spain
 
Gaudi - Parc Güelle - Barcelona