Illustrated Architecture Dictionary
............................. Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary

Order

Architecture

In classical architecture, a column with base, shaft (except for Doric style), capital, and entablature, decorated and proportioned according to one of the accepted modes - Doric , Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, or Composite

See Chapter 1 - The Origins of the Three Orders in Vitruvius Pollio, "The Ten Books on Architecture"



Palladio's Drawings of the Five Classical Orders

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Furniture

Used in furniture, also


Examples from Buffalo:

Other examples:


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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