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A Glossary of architecture

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Published by J.H. Parker, C. Tilt in Oxford, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii p., 106 plates.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25399793M

    Get this from a library! Glossary of art, architecture and design since [John A Walker]. The casual traveler can experience all kinds of architecture in every country in the world and each state and city in the United States. From the public architecture of Washington, D.C. to the variety of buildings in California, traveling through the U.S. is a great history lesson when you look at what human beings have built.

    ARH and Terminology: All definitions are reproduced from the required course textbook: Trachtenberg, Marvin and Isabell Hyman, Architecture, From Prehistory to Postmodernity: the Western tradition, 2nd Ed., Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall; New York: H.N. Abrams, Abacus At the top of a capital, a thick rectangular slab of stone that serves as the flat, broad .   Unfortunately, the term Architecture has many meaning depending on the context in which it is used. For example, in the context of Enterprise Architecture, TOGAF defines the architectural viewpoints or domains as Business, Information, .

      Architecture Terms & Definitions When talking to an architect or builder, it can be helpful to know basic terminology and architectural vocabulary you may encounter. To this end, we’ve compiled a list of important architectural terms (some you may have heard and others you probably haven’t)! In classical architecture, the ornamental molding at the top of a wall, typically under the eaves, is divided into three parts: the architrave below, the frieze in the middle and the cornice above. Informally, however, the term cornice is used to describe all three of these moldings. A frieze is a broad horizontal band along the top of wall. It.


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The first edition of the Dictionary of Architecture received excellent reviews. Now it has been fully revised, and expanded, bringing it completely up-to-date. There are entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, covering all periods of Western architectural history.

Biographies range from Brunelleschi and Imhotep to Le Corbusier and Author: James Stevens Curl. Glossary of Architectural Terms Over the course of centuries, architects and builders have developed specialized terms to describe their buildings.

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If you have a word to contribute to our glossary, please email us. A characteristic (particularly of classical architecture) by which the two sides of a facade or architectural floor plan of a building present mirror images of one another. Accidentals term used by W.

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ENTASIS ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY OF ARCHITECTURAL AND DECORATIVE TERMS. Book block—The complete interior of a book after the individual signatures have been printed fooled and gathered together and before being covered with a paper cover or hardcover case.

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It remains one of the best guides to hundreds of terms used in Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance architecture. "A relevant and practical aide." — Clem Labine's Traditional Building. Below you'll find a list of terms and their definitions to common book design terms.

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A few definitions are presented here to illustrate the different ways that authors define architecture. Note that many authors write extensively on architecture without ever defining what they mean by the term.

The use of the word fundamental (definitions (1) and (3)) is problematic, since it has no universal definition. In practice, the level. Glossary of Architectural Terms Page 25 Cornice Return Is the term for the continuation of a cornice, either back to the wall where it terminates, or in a change direction, at a gable end.

Corona The overhanging vertical member of a cornice in classical architecture. Cresting A decorative design along the ridge of a roof, cornice. classical architecture that rests directly on top of a column.

Axis A straight line about which a body or geomet-ric object rotates or may be conceived to rotate. Beam A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction. Bearing Wall System A wall that offers structural File Size: 1MB.

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