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Arcades architectural architrave archivolt arcs attic axis balusters barrel vault beneath called carried ceiling circular cloistered arches Cloistered Vaults Composite Order Corinthian arch Corinthian Order Corinthian pilasters corner cornice coving crossette curve cylinders decorative dentils diameter wide diameters on centers dome doorway Doric Order elliptical entablature external angle extrados face figure flat frieze gables goes into 174 groined arch groined vaults half a diameter height hips impost inches inner ends Ionic pilasters keystone line of tread lintel lower run modillions moldings mutules octagonal one-fourth diameters one-half diameters opening outer panels parapet pediment pier Plate XII plinth projections radius rail rests ridge rise and tread risers Roman Arch Roman Order roof semicircular shape shown in Fig side slope smaller soffit sometimes space squares high staircase stone string string-course transverse treatment triglyph Tuscan Tuscan Order upper diameter upper run vertical Vignola voussoirs wall surface wider
Page 23 - Either order may carry pediments, and the lower one may carry arches, after the manner of a Roman Arch or a Palladian Motive. The spaces remaining may then be occupied by niches, with round or square heads, with or without pediments, or by panels, with or without crossettes. Any of these may be cut through to make a door or window.
Page 23 - In the decoration of walls, pilasters, rather than columns, naturally play the chief part, sometimes accompanied by a pedestal course, or by an Attic, or by both. The wall surfaces between the pilasters are often occupied by a second and smaller order, surmounted by an entablature, or merely by a string-course.
Page 4 - Doric the opening of the archway is made a little wider, and in the Corinthian and Composite...
Page 2 - ... above it. In this case, the arch is said to be Stilted (Fig.