Roman Terminology - Marc Nodine History Of Design ID 146...

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Marc Nodine History Of Design ID 146 Semicircular Arch- A round arch drawn from a single center Segmental Arch- an arch in which the curve is less than a semicircular segment of a circle Vault- an arched covering of brick or stone Barrel Vault- a semicircular continuous vault. Groin Vault- two barrel vaults intersecting at right angles’ groins are lines of intersection. Coffer- a sunken, decorative panel in a ceiling; or a medieval chest intended for transporting goods. With an arched top and no feet. Oculus- a circular opening usually in the apex of a dome. Engaged Column- a column attached to a wall, circular in section. Podium- a continuous base or pedestal supporting columns Forum- a marketplace or public square of an ancient roman city, the center of judicial business affairs and a place for the people to gather. Basilica- roman halls of justice typically composed of aisles and galleries, and an apse opposite the entrance; a nave and 2 or more, with or with out galleries Atrium- a place in the roman house forming an entrance hall or court; the roof is open to
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course ID 146 taught by Professor Rafii during the Spring '08 term at Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg.

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