Illustrated Dictionaries - Table of Contents

Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

A ..... B ..... C ..... D ..... E ..... F ..... G ..... H ..... I ..... J ..... K ..... L ..... M ..... N ..... O ..... P ..... Q ..... R ..... S ..... T ..... U ..... V ..... W ..... X ..... Y ..... Z ..... FURNITURE Glossary ............Stained Glass Dictionary ............ Iconography in Art and Architecture ........... Ancient Egypt Dictionaries


A - B

C - E

F - M

N - R

S- Z

A
Abacus

Acanthus

Acroterion

Adam style


Adaptive reuse

Aesthetic Movement

Alabaster

Ambulatory

America, England and France: Architecture and Furniture styles

American bond

American Foursquare

Anchor

Ancone


Andiron

Andrle, Otto F.

Antefix

Anthemion


Applied composition

Apse

Arabesque

Arcade

Arcade window

Arch

Arch brace

Architects in Buffalo

Architectural styles

Architrave

Archivolt

Arrow loop

Art Deco

Art glass

Art Moderne style

Art Nouveau style

Arts and Crafts style

Ashlar

Astragal

Atlas

Atlantes

Atrium

B
Balconet

Balcony

Baldachino

Balloon framing

Baluster


Balustrade

Banded column

Banded pilaster

Banderol

Banding


Band window

Baptismal font

Bargeboard


Baroque/Baroque Revival style

Barrel ceiling

Barrel roof

Barrel Vault


Base

Basilica

Basket arch

Basket-handle arch

Basket weave

Bas-relief

Batten

Batter

Battlement

Bay

Bay leaf

Bay window

Bead molding

Bead-and-reel

Beak-head molding

Beaux Arts style

Beehive oven

Belfry

Bellflower

Bell gable

Bellied balconet

Bell roof

Belvedere

Beltcourse

Bema

Bethune
, Louise Blanchard

Billet

Blind arcade

Blind arch

Block modillion

Board and batten

Bond (bricks)

Boss

Bouquet

Bow window

Box beam

Bracket

Bricks

Broken pediment

Brutalism

Buffalo (City of) Seal

Building Materials

Bullnose brick

Bull's eye

Bungalow style

Burl

Burne-Jones, Sir Edward

Burnham, D. H.


Buttress

Byzantine /Byzantine Revival style
C
Cable molding

Caduceus

Caisson

Calligraphy

Colonial Revival style

Came

Campanile

Canted

Cantilever

Capital


Captain's walk

Carrara glass panels

Cartouche

Cary, George

Caryatid

Casement window

Cast iron

Cast stone


Castellations

Catalog houses

Cavetto

Cavity-wall

Cell

Celtic cross

Cemetery symbols

Cenotaph

Chair rail

Chamfer

Chancel

Chapel

Chateauesque style

Cherry

Chevron

Chicago window

Chimney breast

Chimney cap

Chimney hood

Chimneypiece

Chimney pot

Chinese Architecture Dictionary

Choir

Churches in Buffalo

Churches - vocabulary

Cinquefoil

City of Buffalo Seal

Classical Revival / Neoclassicism

Clearstory

Clerestory

Clinker

Clipped gable

Cloister

Clustered column

Coal scuttle

Cobblestone

Coffering


Coin

Collar beam

Collar tie


Colonnade

Colonial/Colonial Revival style

Colossal order

Column

Commercial styles

Common bond

Composite

Compound arch

Concrete


Concrete block houses

Conductor head

Conical roof

Console

Coquillage

Corbel

Corbel table

Corbie gable

Corinthian Order

Corner block

Cornerstone

Cornice

Cornucopia

Course

Coursed rubble

Court of Honor / Cour d'Honneur

Cove

Craftsman style

Crenelation

Creo-dipt shingles

Crest

Crocket

Croset

Cross

Crossing

Crown molding

Crow-stepped gable

Cruciform

C scroll

Cupola

Cushion capital

Cusps

Cyclopean masonry


Cyma

D
Dado

Daub

Daylight Factory style

Dentil


Diaper pattern

Dog grate

Dog tooth

Dolphin

Dome

Doric Order


Dormer

Double cone molding

Dougong

Downing, Andrew Jackson

Dragon

Dressed

Dripstone

Drop


Drum

Dutch Colonial Revival

Dutch gable

E
Ear

Eastlake
style


Eaves

Echinus

Ecole Des Beaux Arts

Egg-and-dart

Egyptian Architecture Dictionary

Egyptian cornice

Egyptian / Egyptian Revival style

Elbow

Elliptical arch

Embattled sandwich molding

Encrustation

Engaged


England, France, and America: Architecture and Furniture styles

Entablature

Entasis

Esenwein, August

Eyebrow window
F
Façade

Fanlight


Fan vault

Fasces

Faux

Federal style

Fender

Festoon


Finial

Fireback

Firedog

Fireplace (terms)

Fireproof houses


Fire screen

Flemish bond

Flemish scroll

Fleur-de-lis


Fleuron

Fluting

Flying buttress

Foil

Foliate

Fountain

Foursquare

France, England and America: Architecture and Furniture styles

French doors

French Provincial

French Renaissance Revival style

Fresco

Fret

Frieze

Frohe

FURNITURE Glossary

G
Gable


Gable window

Gadroon

Gallery

Gambrel roof


Gargoyle

Gardens, Classical Chinese

Garland

Georgian/Georgian Revival style

GFRC

Gibbs surround

Gilded

Gingerbread

Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC)

Glass panels

Glass, pigmented structural

Glaze (pottery)

Glazed bricks

Glazing (glass)

Gold leaf

Gorge cornice

Gothic / Gothic Revival style

Gougework

Grain elevators

Graining

Granite

Grate

Greek cross

Greek-cross plan

Greek key

Greek / Greek Revival style

Greek Temple

Green, Edward B.

Greenman

Griffin

Grisaille painting

Grisaille stained glass


Groin vault/arch

Grotesque

Guilloche

Guastavino tiles

Gutta

H
Half-timber

Hammer beam

Harvard bricks


Header

Hearth

Hepplewhite, George

Herm

Hexagonal roof


hexastyle

Hieroglyphics

Hipped gable

Hipped roof

Historic districts

Honeysuckle

Hoodmold

Hook and Hastings

Horseshoe arch

Houses of Worship

Hypostyle

I
Icon

Iconography in Art and Architecture

Iconostasis

Imbrication

Incised

Incrustation

Indiana limestone

Inglenook

International style

Ionic Order

Islamic style

Italianate style

J

Jacobean / Jacobean Revival

Jamb

Japanese Architecture Dictionary

Jeffersonian Classicism

Jerkinhead


Johnson, James

Jetty

Jones, Inigo

K
Keep/donjon

Kent, Edward

Key pattern

Keystone

King post

Kit houses

Kittinger furniture

Knee brace

Kowsky, Francis R.

L
Label mold(ing)

Label stop

LaFarge, John

Lalli, Dr. V. Roger

Lancet window

Landmarks

Lantern

Lath

Lattice window

Laurel leaves

Leaded glass

Leaf-and-dart


L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts

Light

Lighting Dictionary

Linenfold

Lintel

Lion

Lock

Lockport dolomite

Loggia

Loophole

Lotus, Egyptian

Lotus, Asian

Lozenge

Lucarne

Lug

Lunette (window)

Lyman, Duane

M
machicolation

Mahogany

Mansard roof


Mantel

Mantelpiece

Masonry (terms)


Mausoleum

Mazur, Joseph

McIntire, Samuel

McKim, Mead and White

Meander

Medallion

Medina sandstone


Mediterranean Revival Style

Memorial arch

Metope


Miller, David

Modern style

Moderne style


Modillion

Molding

Moor

Moorish/Moorish Revival style

Morris, William

Mortise-and-tenon

Mosaic


Mouchette

Mudéjar

Mullion

Muntin

Multifoil

Muslim style

Mutule
N
Nail-head molding

Narthex

National Register - Historic Districts

National Register - Landmarks

Nave


Neoclassical style

Newel

Nicking

Nogging

Norman

Notch carving

Nunda blue sandstone

O
Oak

Obelisk

Octagon style


Oculus

Oeil-de-boeuf window

Ogee

Olmsted, Frederick Law

Onion dome

Onondaga limestone

Opalescent glass

Order

Oriel window

Ormolu

Oval

Overdoor

Overmantel

Ovolo molding

Oxeye (window)


P

Pagoda

Palladian door

Palladian window


Palladio, Andrea

Palmette

Pane

Papyrus

Parapet


Parquet

Patera


Patina

Pavilion


Pearl molding

Pebble dash

Pediment

Pendant

Pendentive

Pergola

Period Houses / Period Revival style


Peristyle

Piano nobile

Pilaster

Pinnacle

Plaster

Plinth

Pocket doors

Pointed arch

Polychromy

Porch

Portal

Porte-cochere

Porter, Cyrus K.

Portico


Post-and-lintel system

Postmodern style

Prairie style

Predella

Pre-Raphaelites

Presbyterianism and its Architecture

Preservation districts

Pulpit

Pulvinus

Purlin

Putto

Pylon

Pyramidal roof

Q
Quarry-faced

Quartersawn oak

Quatrefoil

Queen Anne style

Queen post

Quoin

R

Rafter

Rain garden

Raking

Raking cornice


Ranch

Reconstruction

Reed(ing)

Rehabilitation

Reinforced concrete

Reinforced plaster

Renaissance / Renaissance Revival style


Reredos

Restoration

Rib


Ribbed vault

Ribbon

Ribbon window

Richardson, H. H.

Richardsonian Romanesque

Richardsonian Romanesque: Syrian arch

Ridge

Rinceau


Ripple glass

Rococo

Rollwork

Roman architecture

Roman brick

Roman Classicism style

Roman Doric

Roman lattice

Roman/ Romanesque/ Romanesque Revival style

Rood

Roofs, Classical Chinese

Roof framing

Roof styles

Rope molding

Rose window


Rosette

Rotunda

Roundel

Round pediment

Rowlock

Roycroft

Rubbed bricks

Rumsey, Charles Cary

Running dog

Running mold

Running ornament

Rusticated
S
Saint Gaudens, Augustus

Saltier / Saltire

Sandblasting

Sanctuary

Sarcophagus

Sawtooth

Scagliola

Scroll

Scroll buttress

Scroll saw

Scupper

Sears Catalog Homes

Second Empire style

Segmental arch

Segmental pediment


Serliana

Serpentine

Sexfoil

Sgraffito

Shaw, Richard Norman

Shed roof

Sheet metal

Shell

Sheraton, Thomas

Shingle

Shingle style

Shoulder

Shreadhead

Side aisle

Side light

Silk-screening

Silsbee. Joseph Lyman

Skyscrapers

Slate

Slawinski, Jozef

Sleeping porch

Slip

Slip form method

Soffit

Spandrel

Spandrel panel

Spanish Eclectic style

Sphinx

Spiral

Spire

Splayed lintel

S scroll

Stained glass

Staircase

Stair-end

Stalactite

Steeple

Stele

Stencil

Stepped gable

Stickley, Gustav

Stick style

Strigil

Stone

Strapwork

Stretcher

Stringcourse


Structural glass

Sullivan, Louis

Surround

Swag

Swan's neck pediment

Syrian arch

T
Telamon

Tent roof

Term / Terminus


Terra cotta

Terrazzo

Through-the-cornice dormer

Tie beam

Tie rod

Tiffany, Louis Comfort

Tile-ends

Torsade

Torus

Tower

Tower of the Winds order

Trabeated system

Tracery


Transept

Transom

Travertine

Tread-end

Trefoil

Triforium

Triglyph


Triumphal arch

Truss

Tudor arch

Tudor / Tudor Revival style

Turning

Turret


Tuscan

Twentieth Century Commercial style

Twisted column

Twisted (twining) stem molding

Two-part Block style

Tympanum

U

Urn

V
Vault

Venetian arch

Venetian window

Vergeboard

Vermiculated

Vestibule

Victorian styles

Vitrolite

Vitruvian scroll

Vitruvian wave


Volute

Voussoir

W
Wainscoting

Waite, Richard A.

Waterleaf

Water table

Wattle

Wave scroll

Wicks, William Sydney

Wheel window

White, Stanford

Widow's walk

Willet Studios

Window

Window crown


Window head

Wreath

Wright, Frank Lloyd

Wrought iron

X

Y

Z
Zigzag

Zinc
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