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Architecture Vocabulary . Interior Design II Sketch and Define. Arcade. A series of adjoining arches with their supporting columns. Doric. Column Capitals - . Roof Types. Gable - Low Pitch. Dentil trim.

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Architecture vocabulary

Architecture Vocabulary

Interior Design II

Sketch and Define


Arcade

Arcade

  • A series of adjoining arches with their supporting columns


Doric

Doric

Column Capitals -


Roof types

Roof Types

  • Gable - Low Pitch


Dentil trim

Dentil trim

  • An architectural decoration composed of small square projecting blocks used in a cornice (think teeth!)


Shingles

Shingles

  • materials that are relatively thin, enough to be overlapped as they are put in place.


Roof types1

Roof Types

  • Saltbox


Corner quoins

Corner Quoins


Ionic

Ionic

Column Capitals -


Pediment

Pediment

Broken


Shutters

Shutters


Pediment1

Pediment

Triangular


Roof types2

Roof Types

  • Mansard


Pilasters

Pilasters

  • A column that is part of a wall - can be semicircular or flat


Corinthian

Corinthian

Column Capitals -


Pitch

Pitch

  • A slope or the degree of slope – usually refers to a roof


Half timber

Half Timber


Portico

Portico

  • A projection from the main structure of a building over the front entrance supported by columns, and often capped by a triangular pediment


Corner quoins1

Corner Quoins

  • Stone surfaces that cover corners of buildings

  • Alternate in length


Pediment2

Pediment

  • An architectural decoration above a portico


Roof types3

Roof Types

  • Gambrel


Pediment3

Pediment

Segmental (round)


Dentil trim1

Dentil trim


Shingles1

Shingles


Arcade1

Arcade


Shutters1

Panels mounted on beside windows

Originally hinged so they could swing shut over a window to protect the glass during bad weather

Shutters


Half timber1

Half Timber

  • Construction of timber frame having the spaces filed with masonry or plaster

  • Most of current construction is decorative


Roof types4

Roof Types

  • Flat


Roof types5

Roof Types

  • Hipped


Pediment4

Pediment

Scroll


Roof types6

Roof Types

  • Shed


Portico1

Portico


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