The whole life cycle of the system, from conception through obsolescence or disposal, should be considered. James and John Knapton, et al. Baluster A vertical supporting element, similar to a small column. Image courtesy of Gretchen Ranger Cloister An open square court surrounded by a covered ambulatory, often archaded. The Mansard roof was named after the French 17th-century architect Francois Mansart 1598-1666 , who popularized the form. Frieze: The flat, middle portion of an entablature sometimes decorated. Diamond-paned Windows Windows that are made up of many small, diamond-shaped panes of glass, common in Colonial and Colonial Revival buildings.
The surfaces may have evidence of either handcraft or machine made products that are important contributors to the visual character, including patterned or inlaid designs in the wood flooring, decorative painting practices such as stenciling, imitation marble or wood grain, wallpapering, tinwork, tile floors, etc. Image courtesy of Heather Russel Acanthus A plant of the Mediterranean region whose serrated leaves were copied in stone to ornament Corinthian and Composite capitals; used also to decorate moldings and friezes. Search architectural features and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. This does not discount the importance of its other aspects, such as the porch, the windows, the brickwork, or its setting; but the roof is clearly crucial to understanding the overall visual character of this building as seen from a distance. A feature of H frame constructed concrete buildings and some modern skyscrapers. Springing The point from which an arch or vault springs or rises from its supports.
Craft Details Is there high quality brickwork with narrow mortar joints? Cone-shaped Roof A roof shaped like a cone. Image courtesy of Gayle Goudy Kochanski Boss Sculpted ornament of joints, found primarily in vaults. My daughters room with double hung cools off quite nicely and quickly because of it. Today, without definitive legislation, architects , plan safe spaces for the elderly, and even try to stop climate change with their net-zero energy building designs. Pueblos consist of many adjacent houses made of adobe brick, although these houses are often, themselves, called pueblos. Arm's Length Visual Character: Materials Arm's Length Visual Character: Materials At arm's length, the visual character is most often determined by the surface qualities of the materials and craftsmanship; and while these aspects are often inextricably related, the original choice of materials often plays the dominant role in establishing the close range character because of the color, texture, or shape of the materials. The height of the entire Ionic order—column, base, capital, and entablature— is nine lower diameters.
Frieze: A wide decorative band in the middle of an entablature or below a cornice. Double-hung Sash Windows A window with two sashes that move independently of each other. Close-up of stone wall, showing craftsmanship. Composite Order See Corinithian Order. An upright support for a superstructure, such as an arch or bridge. Or perhaps you like filling your geometric-shaped shelves with nothing at all? Decorative border made by a repeated linear motif. Canopy: A metal frame covered with fabric that projects from a building entrance over the sidewalk.
They can also be considered as examples of an historical period, which is often related to a specific architectural style, such as Gothic Revival farmhouses, one-story bungalows, or Art Deco apartment buildings. Orthostyle : ὃρθος, straight, and στῦλος, a column — a range of columns placed in a straight row, as for instance those of the portico or flanks of a classic temple. It describes how the system is built, what the parts are, who uses it and what it does. Segmental Arch An arch whose arc is shorter than that of a full semi-circle. Transom: A small window placed above a door or window.
This cosy hotel boasts marvelous architectural features and unique accommodation and on-site facilities. Verge board: Decorative boarding also called bargeboard along a projecting roof eave. I took your comments about the classical orders to mean that because they have such history, they should not be used willy nilly, without knowledge of or skill in their use. The application of a convex curve to a surface for aesthetic purposes. Truss A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, which supports a structure, such as a roof. Horizontal board attached to the lower end of rafters at the eaves. And when applied to the Chateau de Fontainebleau, this approach produces a monumental example of historic architecture.
An opening, often arched, through an internal wall of a church providing an oblique view of the altar. Is the shape distinctive in relation to the neighboring buildings? You don't have to go to Rome or Florence to see great designs, but the has influenced the Western world since man began building. A revolving door typically consists of three or four doors that hang on a center shaft and rotate around a vertical axis within a round enclosure. Thus, modern buildings show features such as clean lines made from beams and columns, plain surfaces, flat roofs, box-like forms, cubic volumes, open floor plans, and clean structures. It is similar in proportion and profile to the Roman Doric but is much plainer. Dormer Window A perpendicular window located in a sloping roof; triangular walls join the window to the roof.
Stucco: An exterior wall coating made from Portland cement, lime, sand, and water, often used to cover other construction materials such as concrete or brick. We all make conscious selections about the environment we build and that has been built for us. Are there hand split or handdressed clapboards, or machine smooth beveled siding, or wood rusticated to look like stone, or Art Deco zigzag designs executed in stucco? The term is not found in any classic author, but is a modern coinage, originating in Germany, to differentiate the feature from the , which in the was an enclosed chamber. The stairway, bottom photo, is the second part of this sequence of related spaces, and it provides continuing access to the upper floors. Gingerbreading often took the form of scalloped or zig-zag-edged clapboards, which were often painted in contrasting colors.
This includes things like adding new technologies into the business could be disruptive , the potential availability of the system, and the quality attributes. Die Ingenieure von Intel arbeiten eng mit den Anwendungsanbietern zusammen, um sicherzustellen, dass ihre Software die Multicore-Merkmale, die neuen Architekturmerkmale und andere Plattformmerkmale unserer Prozessoren nutzt. . Both orders originated in temples constructed out of wood. The inner chamber of a temple in classical architecture. In modern usage, a ground-level area that is relatively open to the sides, but covered by the building above.
Image courtesy of Gretchen Ranger Rustication Masonry with massive, strongly textured or rough-hew blocks and sharply sunk joints, distinguished form smooth ashlar. Bookmark this page and visit it during moments of great peril when you can't remember what a spandrel is. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level. There is a description of how users interact with the system, and details on how the system interfaces with other systems. Image courtesy of Heather Russell Pendentive An inverted, concave, triangular piece of masonry serving as the transition from a square support system to the circular base of a dome.