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

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... but examination of it shows that it was - formed by horizontal courses,

projecting beyond each other as they rose, and not by radiating

and that the surface was afterwards formed so as to give the whole the ap- -

pearance of a ...

... but examination of it shows that it was - formed by horizontal courses,

projecting beyond each other as they rose, and not by radiating

**joints**or beds,and that the surface was afterwards formed so as to give the whole the ap- -

pearance of a ...

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...

not be introduced between them. 50. No person can look at the style of

composition and details of Persepolis without a conviction of some intimate

connection ...

...

**joints**can scarcely be perceived, so close that the thinnest plate of metal couldnot be introduced between them. 50. No person can look at the style of

composition and details of Persepolis without a conviction of some intimate

connection ...

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... be diminished, so that the hydrostatical pressure will not burst the

also recommends that open vertical pipes should be raised for the escape of the

air which accompanies the water, a practice which the moderns have found it ...

... be diminished, so that the hydrostatical pressure will not burst the

**joints**. Healso recommends that open vertical pipes should be raised for the escape of the

air which accompanies the water, a practice which the moderns have found it ...

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Scamozzi mentions a work by him on the construction of floors, and particularly

describes a method adopted by him for preventing dust falling through the

of the boards. The work has been lost. Sansovino died in 1570. - 352. After such

...

Scamozzi mentions a work by him on the construction of floors, and particularly

describes a method adopted by him for preventing dust falling through the

**joints**of the boards. The work has been lost. Sansovino died in 1570. - 352. After such

...

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Hence we have an easy method of drawing a tangent to any given point M in the

curve, or of drawing a perpendicular through a given point in the curve, which is

the usual mode of drawing the

Hence we have an easy method of drawing a tangent to any given point M in the

curve, or of drawing a perpendicular through a given point in the curve, which is

the usual mode of drawing the

**joints**for masonic arches. Thus, in order to draw ...### Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

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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.