## An Encyclopædia of Architecture: Historical, Theoretical, and Practical |

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Laws relating to

Dilapidations — Compound Interest Tables and Valuation of Property. Gloss ARy

, containing also List of PRINCIPAL ARchitects and their Works, &c. INDEx.

Perfection is not ...

Laws relating to

**Building**:**Building**Act — Chimney-Sweepers Act —Dilapidations — Compound Interest Tables and Valuation of Property. Gloss ARy

, containing also List of PRINCIPAL ARchitects and their Works, &c. INDEx.

Perfection is not ...

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CHAP. I. Sect. 4. Horizontal and Vertical Combinations in

. PARTS OF A

Architecture - 673 of

3.

CHAP. I. Sect. 4. Horizontal and Vertical Combinations in

**Building**The PR incipal. PARTS OF A

**BUILDING**. 5. Subdivisions and Apartments Sect, 1. Beauty inArchitecture - 673 of

**Buildings**, and their 2. The Orders - - 680 Points of Support -3.

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To the south of the three groups of columns is situate the most raised

these ruins. On the east, towards the mountain, a large mass of ruins is visible (

lettered H), consisting of portals, passages, windows, &c. The first are decorated

...

To the south of the three groups of columns is situate the most raised

**building**onthese ruins. On the east, towards the mountain, a large mass of ruins is visible (

lettered H), consisting of portals, passages, windows, &c. The first are decorated

...

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With the Chinese, the art of ornamenting a

finery and patchwork, in which grotesque representations of subjects connected

with their mythology often prevail : yet, in this respect, they exhibit a fertility of ...

With the Chinese, the art of ornamenting a

**building**is an application of capriciousfinery and patchwork, in which grotesque representations of subjects connected

with their mythology often prevail : yet, in this respect, they exhibit a fertility of ...

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The courts contain sculptured lions 7 ft. or 8 ft. high; and at the angles of the

with galleries. The reader will find a delineation of this extraordinary

The courts contain sculptured lions 7 ft. or 8 ft. high; and at the angles of the

**building**, surrounding each area, are square towers, two stories high, crownedwith galleries. The reader will find a delineation of this extraordinary

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Seite 6 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...

Seite 316 - The angle at the centre of a circle is double of the angle at the circumference upon the same base, that is, upon the same part of the circumference.

Seite 16 - The western face, which is the least elevated, is the most interesting on account of the appearance of building it presents. Near the summit of it appears a low wall, with interruptions, built of unburnt bricks, mixed up with chopped straw or reeds, and cemented with clay-mortar of great thickness, having between every layer a layer of reeds ; and on the north side are also some vestiges of a similar construction.

Seite 375 - As 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle to the area of the sector.

Seite 17 - ... in breadth, diminishing in thickness to the top, which is broken and irregular, and rent by a large fissure extending through a third of its height.

Seite ix - Vive, vale ; si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus impertí ; si non, his utere mecum.

Seite 51 - Twenty-five years, and above three millions sterling, were employed by the founder: his liberal taste invited the artists of Constantinople, the most skilful sculptors and architects of the age; and the buildings were sustained or adorned by twelve hundred columns of Spanish and African, of Greek and Italian marble. The hall of audience was...

Seite 372 - PROBLEM I. To find the area of a parallelogram, whether it be a square, a rectangle, a rhombus, or a rhomboides.

Seite 199 - The taste of all these stately mansions was that bastard style which intervened between Gothic and Grecian architecture; or which perhaps was the style that had been invented for the houses of the nobility, when they first ventured on the settlement of the kingdom after the termination of the quarrel between the Roses, to abandon their fortified dungeons, and consult convenience and magnificence...

Seite 216 - What the back-ground is in painting, in architecture is the real ground on which the building is erected ; and no architect took greater care that his work should not appear crude and hard, that is, that it did not abruptly start out of the ground without expectation or preparation.