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Architectural Elements Arch- semicircular shape used in bridges and buildings.

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1 Architectural Elements Arch- semicircular shape used in bridges and buildings

2 Architectural Elements Column-architectural structure comprised of a base, shaft,and capital

3 Architectural Elements Baseboards-border usually made from wood used at the bottom of the wall along the perimeter of the floor Molding-strips of curved or carved wood used for decoration

4 Architectural Elements Cupola- a dome shaped roof or ceiling Dome- a vaulted hemispherical roof

5 Architectural Elements Gable-the triangle- shaped part of a wall at the end of a sloping roof Lintel- a long piece of stone or wood above a window or door that helps carry the weight of the wall

6 Architectural Elements Balcony-Attached elevated porch Balustrade-a railing system that includes a top rail, balusters, and sometimes a bottom rail

7 Architectural Elements Balustrade-a railing system that includes a top rail, balusters, and sometimes a bottom rail

8 Architectural Elements Arcade-Series of arches Atrium-an open court in the middle of a building

9 Architectural Elements Cornice-A horizontal projecting molding at the top of a wall, window, or column.

10 Architectural Elements Pediment-A stone or wooden shape, often triangular found over a door or window

11 Architectural Elements Porch-A covered structure forming an entrance to a building

12 Architectural Elements pilaster-A pillar or column on a wall with a capital and a base, set partially into a wall as ornamental design

13 Architectural Elements Skylight- a window in a roof that lets more light into the building Wainscot- a facing for inner walls usually made of paneled wood


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