The classical orders of architecture

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Rizzoli, Dec 1, 1985 - Architecture - 160 pages
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Discusses the historical background of the Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite orders, and demonstrates the geometric rules of composition for facades and architectural details, including mouldings, arches, entablature, columns and pedestals

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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION The Teaching of the Orders
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The Need for a New Handbook of the Orders
10
Traditional Systems of Proportion
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Chitham is a consultant architect to Chapman Taylor Architects. Until recently he was President of ICOMOS-UK and Chairman of the Register of Archtiects Accredited in Building Conservation.

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