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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But Transylvania should also be known as the ancestral home of the Prince of Wales, defender of faiths, with a love of gardening and classical architecture, according to the Romanian National Tourist Office.
Decatur borrows elements from classical architecture, incorporating a platinum scrollwork motif in porcelain.
The General Society subleases upper floors to a variety of not-for-profits, including the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and The Huguenot Society of America.
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.
8220;This is a great opportunity to raise much-needed funds for the Phoenix Children's Hospital and tour a beautiful home that incorporates classical architecture with modern interior design and green building techniques,” said Mark Stark, CEO of Prudential Arizona Properties.
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.
You will also discover Bologna's classical architecture on a guided gourmet walking tour and sample the delights of the region on a wine and cheese-tasting course.

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