An Encyclopaedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, & Practical

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1891 - Architects - 1443 pages
 

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Contents

The Orders 844 7 Vaulting Shafts and Ribs
980
Tuscan Order 854 Courses
981
Doric Order 857 9 Base Courses or Plinths
982
Ionic Order 863 10 Parapets
983
Corinthian Order 869 11 Mouldings in Woodwork
984
Composite Order 873 12 Windows
988
Pedestals 877 13 Window Jambs and Arch 9 Intercolumniations 879 Planes
992
Arcades and Arches 882 14 Circular Windows
993
Orders above Orders 892 15 Tracery of Windows
994
Arcades above Arcades 896 16 Doorways
997
Basements and Attics 898 17 Porches
998
Pilasters 899 18 Towers and Spires
1000
Caryatides and Persians 902
1005
Windows 915 2 Early Use of Geometry and 21 Niches and Statues 922 of a Measure
1008
ChimneyPieces 925 3 The Vesica Piscis
1010
Staircases 927 4 Modern Investigations
1011
Ceilings 931 5 Mouldings
1019
Proportions of Rooms 933 6 Principles of Proportion by E Cresy
1020
CHAPTER
1025
General Remarks 935 SPECIAL SUBJECTS 2 Horizontal and Vertical Com binations of Buildings 935 Sect 1 Theatres
1066
Subdivisions and Apart 2 Hospitals
1076
ments of Buildings and 3 Infirmary
1079
their Points of Support 938 4 Private Buildings
1080
Combination of the Parts in 5 In Towns
1081
Leading Forms 939 6 In the Country
1083
General Principles of Pro 7
1086
portion by E Cresy 942 9 Town Dwellings for the CHAPTER III Industrial Classes
1088
Sanitary Aspect of House M zpi AEVAL ARCHITECTURE Construction
1091
The Style in general 964 11 Technical School and Col 2 Periods of the Style 967 lege Buildings
1093
A List of ARCHITECTS of all Countries and their
1131
INDEX 1995 to 1443
1368

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