french reniassance and baroque terminology

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Marc Nodine Mr. Rafii French Renaissance and Baroque Terminology Appartement: a series of rooms associated with a single person; appearing in the late 15 th century, rooms arrange in a linear sequence and progress from most public to most private spaces. Dormer: a structure projecting from a sloping roof usually housing a window or ventilating louver. Turret: a diminutive tower, characteristically corbelled from a corner. Pavilion: a distinctive, prominent structure marking the ends and the center of the faceade of a building; typical of French architecture. Stucco: an exterior finish usually textured, composed of Portland cement, lime and sand wich are mixed with water. Cour d’honneur: forecourt of a building. Cartouche: a tablet or panel, usually oval with an ornamented frame or scrolled edges; usually contains an inscription, coat-of-arms, or monograms Strapwork: an ornament of flat, curving bands resembling leather thongs often interlaced with arabesques or grotesques; a common northern European mannerist motif
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