"An Order in architecture is a certain assemblage of parts subject to uniform
established ... Each style has distinctive capitals at the top of columns and
horizontal .... characterized by a sl...
Sep 15, 2011 ... The Doric Order was the first to be introduced, the column capital is plain ... The
Doric order also included a specific "entablature" or decoration above the
columns. .... Remember that Doric has a plain capital, Ionic a scroll and ...
Oct 30, 2012 ... Celebrated examples of this type of column may be seen in the Pantheon of
Rome. ... The evolution of columns in the ancient world has been classified ... a
base and carried sculpted decoration of leaves on the column shaft ... whose
columns were wider at the bottom and had a simple capital but no base.
The Doric order is characterized by a plain, unadorned column capital and a
column that ... metopes—square spaces for either painted or sculpted decoration.
.... of "order" and symmetry, but...has anyone ever tried multiple different orders
The elegantly designed column has a capital formed by two sets of volutes, ... In
between the volutes is an echinus decorated with an egg-and-dart pattern.
capital Decorative element that divides a column or pier from the masonry ...
block, cushion, or cubic capital: A simple cube-like capital with bottom corners
tapered. ... An Ionic capital has a volute, or a spiral scroll-like carving, on each
side as ...
Doric columns typically have a simple, rounded capital at the top; a heavy, fluted
or smooth column shaft; and no base. Flutes are vertical, parallel channels that ...
This type of architecture began with the Greeks, but has persisted throughout the
ages ... The columns were decorated with lines and bases, and capitals, which
topped ... The columns have no base and the columns have a very simple capital.
... Temples of Ancient Greece: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Orders: Column, Capital,
... Types of Buildings ... Although Greek architects rarely progressed further than
simple ... characteristics and dimensions of columns, upper facades and
decorative ... of Zeus at Olympus, has two, while the Temple of Apollo at Didyma