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  • n. Plural form of entablature.


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  • Furthermore, Palladio's structures were built the same way as ancient structures: Masons cut and placed stone upon stone to make walls, pilasters and columns; entablatures and pediments; arches, vaults and domes; and carved ornamentation.

    'Modern' architecture can be hard to nail down

  • Column and pilaster shafts are beige botticino marble while capitals and entablatures are painted plaster.schafphoto. com Like the shrine, the focus is again on a baldachin - here, with swirling bronze Solomonic columns and an exuberant superstructure inspired by Bernini's baldachin at St. Peter's.

    Holy Architecture

  • Column and pilaster shafts are beige botticino marble while capitals and entablatures are, like the pseudomarble pilasters in the shrine, painted plaster.

    A Return to Grace

  • Mr. Stroik adheres to the traditional practice of making large-scale drawings by hand and has a highly developed sense of line and proportion, as demonstrated by the exquisite profiles of the entablatures above the columns and pilasters arrayed throughout the chapel in major and minor orders.

    A Return to Grace

  • But all these ornaments had been broken down and destroyed, and only the shattered vestiges of niches and entablatures now strewed the place which they had once occupied.

    The Abbot

  • Behind them, columns, arches, gilded entablatures, and ceilings inset with azure blue recede in symmetry toward two high windows.


  • A revolutionary masterpiece, the Domus Aurea marked the first use of concrete as the building material of choice for fine architecture and the break with Greek design based on solids -- the walls, the columns, and the entablatures they support.

    Guide to the Domus Aurea

  • Perhaps it is best for a man of fancy to make his own landscape out of these materials: to group the couched camels under the plane-trees; the little crowd of wandering ragged heathens come down to the calm water, to behold the nearing steamer; to fancy a mountain, in the sides of which some scores of tombs are rudely carved; pillars and porticos, and Doric entablatures.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • W. Eck also studied the inscriptions from the Macellum, which seems to have possessed on most probably four sides porticoes with inscribed entablatures.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Recording Report 3: Epigraphical Studies

  • The building inscription on the Macellum may have, at some point, been repeated on the entablatures on all four side of the central courtyard.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Macellum Report 4


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