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  • The First Example Of The French Baroque Style In Paris

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    of architecture one atop the other. The ground floor features three bays with pairs of fluted columns with capitals of the simplest Doric order, with a classical pediment. The Doric capital is adorned with the echinus and the abacus. The Doric entablature is simple, the architrave is the lowest portion, and is divided into the guttae and the taenia, from bottom to top. The frieze features triglyphs, two vertical grooves in the center and half grooves at the edges, separated by metopes, which

  • Piazza d'Italia as an Example of Postmodern Architecture Essay

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    volutes and had the base and echinus convex molding. The alternately concave and convex moldings at the foot of the Ionic columns were in style of Roman examples. In fact, streams of water were placed everywhere: on the Doric architrave, the Ionic entablature, almost every pedestal, and the ridges of the Italian peninsula. Even two roundels

  • Fa�ade Of St Gervais

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    Description of the Façade of St. Gervais – St. Protais The façade of St. Gervais designed by early 17th century French architect Salomon de Brosse (1571-1626) was built in 1616, with the young king Louis XIII laying the first cornerstone. Different from the Flamboyant Gothic of the interior, the façade is regarded as the French form of the Roman Baroque style, which introduced the completely new classical style to 17th century French architecture. The façade attaching to the existing Flamboyant

  • People drive past El Paso High School every day and never bother to admire the beautiful

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    The building is four stories high made of brick, tile, and concrete. The east façade also has Classical features such as a frieze, dentils, cornice, raking cornice, entablature and an architrave. The front of the façade was adorned with floral coffers, corbels, as well as post and lintels (Photo 2). The architectural influence of El Paso High School was from Classical structures such as the Maison Carrée from Nîmes,

  • Similarities And Differences Of The Greek Parthenon And The Roman Pantheon

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    Whether simplistic or complex in style, the Greek Parthenon and the Roman Pantheon, respectively, exhibit uniqueness to their era. Each showcases wonderful and historic characteristics of architecture throughout the passage of time. This essay will explain the similarities and differences in the use and functionality between these two ancient temples. Although the Greek Parthenon is recognized as a temple, it is not truly known if the Roman Pantheon was a temple, however, it is deemed as such (Cartwright

  • Similarities Between The Parthenon And Greek Pantheon

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    Introduction Whether simplistic or complex in style, the Greek Parthenon and the Roman Pantheon, respectively, exhibit uniqueness of their era. Each showcases wonderful and historic characteristics of architecture throughout the passage of time. This essay will explain the similarities and differences in the use and functionality between these two ancient temples. Although the Greek Parthenon is recognized as a temple, it is not truly known if the Roman Pantheon was a temple, however, it is deemed

  • Old Stone Bank: A Unique Building In Providence, Rhode Island

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    Old Stone Bank is a very unique building in Providence, Rhode Island. Old Stone Bank contains architectural styles from several different time periods. The architectural styles that are found in Old Stone Bank are ancient Greek architecture, and Byzantine architecture. The two most notable features are the Greek like columns surrounding the entrance, and the Byzantine like imposing gold dome on the roof. Architectural styles used centuries ago are often still used in today’s world and Old Stone Bank

  • Neoclassical Architecture and Its Foundations

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    metope which is a section that is usually carved out and alternates with triglyphs. Triglyphs basically consist of a panel with three vertical grooves. Next in the entablature is the guttae, configured of a row of stone studs on the bottom of the entablature. Finally, the cornice makes up the top projecting section of the entablature. The Corinthian style was not used nearly as much as the Doric or Ionic styles by the classical Greeks. Its capital is extremely elaborate and decorated with acanthus

  • Parthenon Essay

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    order, properly speaking, is a combination of a certain style of column with or without a base and an entablature (what the column supports: the architrave, frieze, and cornice). The earlier use of wooden pillars eventually evolved into the Doric column in stone. This was a vertical fluted column shaft, thinner at its top, with no base and a simple capital below a square abacus. The entablature frieze carried alternating triglyphs and metopes. The Ionic order, with origins in mid-6th century BCE

  • Classical Greek Architecture Essay

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    The entablature and pediment rest on top of the columns, forming post and lintel construction. The entablature often contains friezes in the Ionic order, and metopes and triglyphs in the Doric. The metopes were often painted and the triglyphs may have symbolized wood cross beams that would have been used before

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