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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The lamb was served in a classical style, boned low and with the knuckle still on the joint and using a kebab stick to keep the meat straight up on the platter.
Edmund not be tampered with, he says, but new churches should also be built in classical style, because it is "multi-valent," that is, it expresses both the transcendent and immanent aspects of the faith.
While there is no doubt that the book deserves its acclaim, one wonders whether it will achieve quite the classic status of The Classical Style.
Diagnostic Ibrahim Maalouf Although we might start out with graceful Western European grand piano and an almost classical style, the moment the trumpet enters in track two clearly we have moved southeast.
More than pounds 100,000 has been spent refurbishing the building which is built in a classical style and comprises ground and four upper floors.
With an attractive attended lobby consisting of polished marble and bronze, limestone facade, bronze elevator doors and state of the art security system, this property delicately combines both modern technologies with classical style architecture.
The property is built in the classical style and is complete with Grecian-style pillars at the front, a copper roof and a sweeping double staircase.
There were lots of turns, jumps, syncopation, quick changes of direction, and lyric jazz touches juxtaposed against the classical style.
Shantha, who works with the Annapurna Dance Company, used a dance form drawn from an ancient classical style called Bharata Natyam.
Rather, pieces reflect a classical style, and this fellow was nothing if not prolific.
Wohl organizes his arguments around a centerpiece chapter devoted to the ornate classical style.