The American Vignola, Part 2

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International Textbook Company, 1905 - Architecture
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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.
Page 4 - The diameter of the shaft, and the height of the pilaster and of the entablature, are only about three-fourths as great as when there is no pedestal.

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