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acanthus in architecture, a decoration resembling acanthus leaves, esp. at the top of a Corinthian column. [1/2 definitions]
ambulatory in architecture, a covered walkway in a cloister. [2/5 definitions]
architectonic of, concerning, or resembling architecture, esp. in structure or design.
architrave in architecture, the lowermost beam resting directly on supporting columns. [1/2 definitions]
arcuated in architecture, using or having arches. [1/2 definitions]
arris in architecture, the edge, ridge, or line made when two surfaces meet at an angle, as in a molding.
art deco (sometimes cap.) a decorative style of the 1920s and 1930s that featured geometric shapes and bold colors and that was applied to furniture, glass and plastic ware, graphic productions, architecture, and the like.
baldachin in architecture, a permanent canopy, as of stone, over an altar or other structure. [1/3 definitions]
baroque (often cap.) of or pertaining to the style or period in art, music, and architecture prevailing in Europe following the Renaissance, from about 1550 to about 1750, characterized by bold and elaborate forms of ornamentation. [2/5 definitions]
Beaux-Arts pertaining to the eclecticism, monumentality, and opulence of French architecture in the late nineteenth century. [1/3 definitions]
Byzantine of, pertaining to, or resembling the style of architecture or decorative art that is characteristic of the Byzantine Empire. [1/3 definitions]
cantilever in architecture, a long, low bracket used to support a balcony or cornice. [1/4 definitions]
Cape Cod a style of home architecture patterned after the summer cottages common in that area, usu. of wood construction with steeply gabled roofs. [1/2 definitions]
capital2 in architecture, the uppermost part of a column or pillar.
cinquefoil in architecture, a design for frames or the like consisting of five lobes or arcs. [1/2 definitions]
clerestory in architecture, an outside wall containing windows which admit light to partially roofed areas in the lower sections of a building, esp. a church.
cloister in architecture, a covered walkway around the inside of a building, facing an open central courtyard. [1/4 definitions]
colonnade in architecture, a series of evenly spaced columns supporting an entablature or roof.
congé in architecture, a kind of concave molding. [1/4 definitions]
Corinthian of or denoting a classical style of architecture marked by fluted columns with capitals in the design of acanthus leaves. [1/3 definitions]
cornice in architecture, a decorative horizontal projection running near or along the upper edge of a wall or building; molding. [2/4 definitions]