Classical architecture


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Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles were based. The five orders, the Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite, are a characteristic feature.

Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles such as the Baroque and the Classic Revival based their development. The Five Orders are a characteristic feature. See illustrations under order.
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From the data on Table 2, the reception rate for thread-based and classical architecture was computed.
Greenberg is a lucid architect and thinker, and his introduction to this volume (much of which is adapted from The Architecture of Democracy) offers sharp and stirring advocacy for classical architecture and a reminder of his considerable loneliness after his turn to classicism in the modernism-besotted 1960s.
Decatur borrows elements from classical architecture, incorporating a platinum scrollwork motif in porcelain.
tted from the classical architecture and elegance of the outside and the grand original proportions inside.
They are like mini Greek temples, built to fit in with the city's famous classical architecture.
Even while sniffing at their hosts, travelers took inspiration--and plenty of art, real and forged--home as a souvenir, spreading a taste for classical architecture and enriching museum collections around the world.
1990) The Relevance of Classical Architecture, New Classicism.
Mind you, we Hellenes are among the oldest civilizations, having invented or perfected such bagatelles as philosophy, science, medicine, astronomy, tragedy, epic poetry, literature, the arts, classical architecture, and the greatest system of government: selective democracy based on good citizenship, knowledge, and responsibility.
This vocabulary includes the colonnade, one of the most recognizable features of Classical architecture.
The Syrian Forgotten Cities were built according to one architecture style which was called by archeologists as the Syrian Architecture Art in order to distinguish it from the Greek and Roman Classical Architecture Art.
The neo classical architecture with art-deco influences is very characteristic of the style of shop buildings during the inter-war period and has become something of a landmark at the junction of Mill Lane.
Award judges praised the work by Leeds-based Whitelaw Turkington Landscape Architects, saying: "The scheme enhances the existing classical architecture and creates a public area suitable for both everyday use and special events with new water features, planting and specialist lighting design.

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