Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

HECK sa stile
Alternate name: exastyle

Having six columns, as at one end or at both ends of a portico

Hexastyle buildings had six columns and were the standard facade in canonical Greek Doric architecture between the archaic period 600—550 B.C up to the Age of Pericles 450—430 B.C.

Tetrastyle - four columns

Octastyle - eight columns  Also spelled less commonly octostyle

Decastyle - ten columns


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