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Houses for the Gods Temple Form and the emergence of the Doric and Ionic Orders in Greek Architecture
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Summer Excavation Opportunities Dorot Foundation for summer study in Israel Archaeological Field Opportunities Bulletin http://www.archaeological.org/ Murlo Archaeological Field School 6 Umass credit hours Rasenna Field Fellowship $4000 toward excavation opportunities in Tuscany
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UMass Poggio Civitate Program http://poggiocivitate.classics.umass.edu
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What is a Church? Old Ship Church Hingham MA 1681
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Architectural Orders An architectural "order" is a building system of carefully proportioned and interdependent parts which include column and entablature An architectural order exists is a form similar to the idea of a sculptural canon – a shared, collective understanding regarding form, proportion, and plan of buildings utilizing the order
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Elements of Architecture The Doric Order Usually associated with but not limited to the Greek Mainland Heavier proportions Smaller buildings # of columns on the ends of Doric buildings doubled plus one along the sides E.g. if a building displays 6 columns on its ends, it will have 13 columns on its flanks
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Modern, ‘Neo- Classical’ Doric structures
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Elements of Architecture The Ionic Order Associated with but not limited to the Ionian centers of the western coast of Turkey and the Islands More “graceful” of the orders Some earlier buildings are massive in scale
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Modern Ionic Architecture
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The Corinthian Order Modification of the Ionic Order Differs only in the form of the capitol
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Elements of Most Doric Temple Plans Peristyle Pronaus Enter from the East Cella (or Naus) Opisthodomos
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Origins of the Orders Vitruvius 1st century BC Roman Architect author of the treatise 'De architectura'. Attempt to categorize Greek Architecture
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