column capital

column capital

A mushroom-like enlargement of reinforced concrete, at the upper end of a column, designed and built to act as an integral unit with the column and the floor slab above so as to increase the shearing resistance.
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Stucky: A basalt column capital of the early first millennium B.
One gilded column capital survived; a model was made from it to cast in plaster the other three capitals.
Although totally rebuilt to today's highest standards of construction and engineering, echoes of the past are seen inside as well, such as the column capitals and scalloped rosette surrounding the main ballroom's chandelier, and handcrafted mosaic tiles in the glass-enclosed pool area.
Carved column capitals and half round corners add exquisite old world style to the Astoria, a 33-inch ClassicFlame Electric Fireplace, twinstarhome.
Those include old concrete beams on the ceiling, the original column capitals, and the tall ceiling height, Seider said.
The equipment installed in 1906 took up a great deal of space inside the column capitals and blocked the reflective surface, making it impossible to light the lower half of the fixture," Jacobi says.
Decoration of the column capitals matches this liveliness with blends of dancers, horn players, apes, lions, bears, and eagles.
P dressing rooms feature an open grid ceiling affording the bride-to-be a view of the motorized antique chandelier as well as the floral column capitals.
From the construction photo and "after" photo of the lobby, you can see that overhead plumbing and electric wiring have been reconcealed, but with a new, higher drywall ceiling that now leaves the bottom of beams and the column capitals exposed to view.
The column capitals are Corinthian, with a stripped-down and modified detailing style peculiar to the building's architect, George Albree Freeman.
Ulbert observes that reused column capitals and a floor inscription with the same two names on them and found in Basilica A probably also came from Basilica B.
Indeed, the only paintwork visible takes the form of red lines outlining the details of the column capitals.