Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture

Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture

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This massive compendium by a noted architectural historian contains over 2, 000 line drawings, and clear, concise definitions for over 5, 000 important terms relating to the architectural achievements of a great variety of world cultures, ancient to modern. Includes cutaway views, close-ups of intricate details, precisely rendered plans for many famed structures.bowstring roof, Belfast roof A roof supported by bowstring trusses. bowtell, build, boultine, boutell. bowtel, edge roll 1. ... English Renaissance bow window box A private seating area for spectators in an auditorium, usually located at the front or side of a ... to provide maximum opening for ventilation. boxing A box-like enclosure or recess at the side of a window frame which receives a boxing shutter whenanbsp;...

Title:Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture
Author:Cyril M. Harris
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2013-02-28


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