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from Dada's dollhouse

La facciata anteriore parte 3 – The front facade part 3

File:Frontons. A pediment is an element in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and derivatives therefrom, consisting of a gable, originally of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns. The tympanum, or triangular area within the pediment, was often decorated with relief sculpture depicting scenes from Greek and Roman mythology or allegorical figures.

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Opinion

Instead of building hideous new houses, let's rescue the lovely buildings allowed to rot. Some are run-of-the-mill, but many are very beautiful and historically important buildings. A prime example of this is the identical pair of perfect classical houses on the north side of Cavendish Square, off Oxford Street.

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Galleria di Diana in Venaria Royal Palace Charles Emmanuel was inspired by the example of the Castle of Mirafiori, built by Duke Charles Emmanuel I for his wife Catherine Michelle of Spain. Keen to...

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Taunton, MA

Taunton State Hospital built in 1854 in Taunton, Mass. Built according to the Kirkbride plan of mental asylums. The breezeways were added in the 1890's to connect the neo-classical buildings. After abandonment, most of the buildings burned down. The rest were demolished in 2009.

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Design for the palaces on the Champ de Mars for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Paris

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The Parthenon, Athens.

The Parthenon, built in Athens, was one of Ancient Greece's greatest architectural accomplishments. It was designed by Ictinus during the Classical Period.

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from About.com Home

About the Classical Order of Architecture

In de Renaissance bouwden ze veel pilaren, die net leken op die van de Romeinen. Dit is 'De hernieuwde oriëntatie op het erfgoed van de klassieke oudheid'

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Architectural illustrations. Ghosted, cutaway and realistic illustrations.

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