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

### From inside the book

Results 1-3 of 75

Page 288

have the same base AD , and let the ver . tex of the pyramid be at the centre of

the cube C ; this pyramid M is equal to a third part of the product of its

base . Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A

...

have the same base AD , and let the ver . tex of the pyramid be at the centre of

the cube C ; this pyramid M is equal to a third part of the product of its

**height**andbase . Conceive right lines drawn from the centre of the cube to its eight angles A

...

Page 815

The whole

Vignola , is 16 modules and 3 parts . 2557 . Palladio makes the

Tuscan column 6 diameters , and diminishes the shaft one fourth of a diameter .

The whole

**height**, according to the measuring unit which we have adopted fromVignola , is 16 modules and 3 parts . 2557 . Palladio makes the

**height**of hisTuscan column 6 diameters , and diminishes the shaft one fourth of a diameter .

Page 869

If we consider the

the portion of an entablature whose

of that of the building , we should immediately obtain a good proportion by ...

If we consider the

**height**of the crowning cornice of a building in this way , and asthe portion of an entablature whose

**height**is , as in the case of an order , one fifthof that of the building , we should immediately obtain a good proportion by ...

### What people are saying - Write a review

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

### Contents

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE | 1 |

PAGE PAGE | 11 |

Areades above Arcades 854 Sect 14 Circular Windows 951 | 13 |

Copyright | |

64 other sections not shown

### 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 ground half height horizontal houses inches iron Italy joints length less lime material means mouldings nearly necessary observed obtained original ornaments parallel period perpendicular piece placed plane portion practice produced Prop proportion quarries radius remains respect Roman roof says side similar solid square stone strength style supposed surface temple thickness timber tower triangle upper vault vertical walls whereof whole wood