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- While many may think of the classical tradition of Greek culture, such as that articulated in the columns and architraves of the Parthenon, Calatrava also drew from a later Greek tradition: the Byzantine.
- When elements such as columns, capitals, architraves and lintels reveal clear Greek, Roman and Byzantine influences, it is often because they were simply usurped from earlier buildings on this or other nearby sites.
- Another said, ‘It is far from a good design - the elevation shows columns, architraves, a pediment as though it were a stone building in the Grecian style - instead being but wood.’
- Following in the footsteps of Inigo Jones, he developed the new classical style with its emphasis on columns, architraves and domes.
- It bears all the hallmarks of a Post-Modernist interpretation of a historical facade, with architraves and lintels in cast aluminium.
- The temple is rendered in the abbreviated form, usual in vase paintings, consisting of a Doric column and architrave.
- The pillars join the architrave directly, eliminating the need for an additional tie beam, known as the pupai tie beam, a feature that became common in Chinese wooden halls in the tenth century.
- At an indefinite height overhead something made the sky blacker, which had the semblance of a vast architrave uniting the pillars horizontally…
- Therefore, the architrave could not have extended to and rested properly upon such a wall (the stoas GD 3, 98, and 100 are flanked by long or short walls that were aligned with the columns).
- The house retains many original features, including the mosaic floor in the reception, and there is art-deco detailing everywhere - in architraves, panelling and banisters.
- Words like courage, sacrifice and duty are chiseled on the architraves of granite pavilions.
- Thomas Lynch has tamed the Beaumont's vastness with a central platform - a stage upon a stage - overhung by a free-floating architrave on which sun and moon, fireworks, and a distant beacon flourish under Peter Kaczorowski's lights.
- Joined to an architrave at the column tops are four-tiered bracket sets; less complicated brackets are positioned between them on the architrave.
- The architrave includes a Greek key design and other symbols, and the side archivolts are decorated with acanthus leaves.
- We follow Leake in believing that the architrave is too small to have formed part of a temple, including the one on Temple Hill.
- The same grey limestone paves a forecourt which is set with benches and some of the more architectural exhibits like Guardi's stone architrave.