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Doric Order

There is no base in doric order. It works well horizontally on buildings, that's why it was so good with the long rectangular buildings made by the Greeks.


A triangular structure on the top.


The upper section of a classical building, resting on the columns and constituting the architrave, frieze, and cornice.


It is a vertical support of roof. Meets the entablature by the capital.


It is the heart of the building, the most important part. The inner area of an ancient temple.


It is the introductory space to a building


It is a series of columns that goes around the building.


A broad horizontal band of sculpted or painted decoration, esp. on a wall near the ceiling.

barrel vault

A vault forming a half cylinde


an important church building designated by the pope because they carry special spiritual, historical, and/or architectural significance.


A round or eyelike openin


is a sunken panel in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon in a ceiling, soffit or vault

longitudinal church

The longitudinal planned churches lead with a porch and are long and rectangular shaped.


The central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of the congregation.


Either of the two parts forming the arms of the cross shape, projecting at right angles from the nave.


A large semicircular or polygonal recess in a church, arched or with a domed roof


The upper part of the nave, choir, and transepts of a large church, containing a series of windows

groin vault

produced by the intersection at right angles of two barrel vaults

rib vault

The intersection of two or three barrel vaults produces a rib-vault or ribbed vault when they are edged with an armature of piped


Provide (a building or structure) with projecting supports built against its walls: "a buttressed wall".

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