Trabeated


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trabeated

[′tra·bē‚ād·əd]
(architecture)
Designed or constructed of beams and lintels, as distinguished from construction based on arches and vaults.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Trabeated

Descriptive of construction using beams or lintels, following the principle of post-and-lintel construction, as distinguished from construction using arches and vaults.
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trabeated

1. Descriptive of construction using beams or lintels, following the principle of post and lintel construction, as distinguished from construction using arches and vaults.
2. Furnished with an entablature.
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Like the trabeated tomb baldachins with pitched roofs of the Late Middle Ages that saw limited favor in Rome and Southern Italy, the arcuated form that triumphed not only on Italian soil but in Northern Europe as well had fully freestanding sources that predate the enfeu wall-tomb and ultimately even the arcosolium.
The skeletal structural frame effectively liberated buildings from the inhibitions of the loadbearing wall and trabeated construction.
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Here, the trabeated structural discipline of the lower floors is abandoned.
The buildings at upper levels are a direct contrast with the chthonic lower depths and take their inspiration from different sources, notably the trabeated structures of Schinkel and Alexander Thompson.