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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

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

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


Shingles

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


Roof Types

  • Saltbox


Corner Quoins


Ionic

Column Capitals -


Pediment

Broken


Shutters


Pediment

Triangular


Roof Types

  • Mansard


Pilasters

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


Corinthian

Column Capitals -


Pitch

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


Half Timber


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 Quoins

  • Stone surfaces that cover corners of buildings

  • Alternate in length


Pediment

  • An architectural decoration above a portico


Roof Types

  • Gambrel


Pediment

Segmental (round)


Dentil trim


Shingles


Arcade


Panels mounted on beside windows

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

Shutters


Half Timber

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

  • Most of current construction is decorative


Roof Types

  • Flat


Roof Types

  • Hipped


Pediment

Scroll


Roof Types

  • Shed


Portico


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