In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the five-bay principal facade, the doorway framed by a Doric architrave with engaged fluted columns, is considered ‘the best in Kent County.’
- Fresh from their studies of Doric ruins, Swedish architects tried to forcibly apply the ancient Mediterranean heritage to the Baltic Sea.
- There's the Parthenon, built in 446 B.C., with its colonnade of Doric columns extending around the periphery of the entire structure.
- In addition, tuff blocks were fabricated and installed to form 10 Doric columns in the rounded central chamber, curved beams above the columns, and the central interior dome.
- Yet here and there could still be observed the unmistakable Krellan style architecture, with white stone buildings fronted by noble Doric columns and covered with peaked tiled roofs of red clay.
- The temple is rendered in the abbreviated form, usual in vase paintings, consisting of a Doric column and architrave.
- They came from the Parthenon, which marks the highest pinnacle of classical Doric architecture.
- However, the arrangement of the offices is clearly indicated on the façades by a series of entrances marked by Doric columns and piers.
- A visit to Ohio Statehouse offers you some of the best examples of Doric architecture in the United States.
- It is like being given a Doric column and asked to incorporate it into every building!
- Work out for yourself the differences between Corinthian, Ionic and Doric orders.
- Its most prominent feature is a projecting central pavilion with a pediment and four Doric columns.
- So far only one temple has been partly reconstructed, its fluted Doric columns bearing witness to Selinunte's scale.
- It contrasts the formal Doric columns of the front porch with the informal shingled supports for the side porch.
- The doorway is set off by fluted Doric pilasters; the pediment is decorated with dentil molding appropriate to the order, and on the tympanum is an eight-pointed star similar to inlays found on period furniture.
- With ornamental cast-iron columns and girders, a gallery and a roof of 80 tons of rough plate glass inside and Doric columns and cornices outside, it was acknowledged as one of the finest market halls in the country.
- The former asylum opened in 1816 is a stately quadrangular building of stone with pillars of the Doric order.
- In winter Harbin becomes an ice city of pagodas, spaceships, statues, with an ice reproduction of bits of St Petersburg, an orthodox onion-domed church, rows of Doric columns, the Great Wall and a lot more.
- In the drawing for the full composition, the personification of architecture holds a model of a structure with Doric columns.
- Stone steps lead to the front door with overhead fan window and Doric columns to each side.
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