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What is Architecture?
Prehistoric and Primitive
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aisles apse arcades architects artists Assyrians Baroque barrel vault basilica beauty became brick builders buildings built buttresses Byzantine campaniles capital carved castles Cathedral ceilings centre Chaitya chapels choir classic classical orders clerestory colonnade coloured columns construction Corinthian Corinthian order court covered Dame decoration detail developed diameter dome Doric early Egyptians elaborate elegance England erected examples exterior externally facade feet fifteenth century Florence Florence Cathedral France French gables German Gothic architecture Gothic style Greek Revival groined vault Hindu houses imitation India influence interior Ionic Ionic orders Italian Italy large number magnificent marble medieval mosque mouldings nave octagonal orders ornament outstanding palaces Paris Perhaps period Persian pilasters pointed arch porches reign Renaissance ribbed vault rich Roman Roman architecture Romanesque Romanesque architecture Rome roof round arch sculpture shaft spires square stone storeys structures stupa temples tombs towers town halls tracery traditions transepts walls