## The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

### From inside the book

Results 1-3 of 79

Page 307

When the

straight line Kq coincides with the

on which the point q of the inflexible line Kq moves , will also fall upon the ...

When the

**diameters**KH and EA ( fig . 425. ) are at right angles to each other , thestraight line Kq coincides with the

**diameter**KH , and consequently the line MN ,on which the point q of the inflexible line Kq moves , will also fall upon the ...

Page 331

PROBLEM VII . To find the

the other . Rule 1. As 7 is to 22 , or as 1 is to 3 • 1416 , so is the

circumference . Or as 22 is to 7 , so is the circumference to the

Example .

PROBLEM VII . To find the

**diameter**and circumference of any circle , either fromthe other . Rule 1. As 7 is to 22 , or as 1 is to 3 • 1416 , so is the

**diameter**to thecircumference . Or as 22 is to 7 , so is the circumference to the

**diameter**.Example .

Page 815

Palladio makes the height of his Tuscan column 6

shaft one fourth of a

Palladio makes the height of his Tuscan column 6

**diameters**, and diminishes theshaft one fourth of a

**diameter**. The height of the base and capital are each half a**diameter**. He provides no pedestal , but , instead thereof , places the base of ...### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

angle appears arch architect architecture base beam becomes bricks building built called cast cathedral centre century church circle colour columns common considered construction contained course covered curve depth describe diameter direction divided draw edifices effect employed equal erected examples experiments extremely face feet force four front give given greater half height horizontal houses inches iron Italy joints length less lime material means mouldings nearly necessary observed obtained original parallel period perpendicular piece placed plane portion practice produced Prop proportion quarries radius remains respect Roman roof round says side similar solid square stone strength style supposed surface temple thickness timber tower triangle upper vault vertical walls whereof whole wood