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The 5 classical orders of architecture as shown in Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'L'Idea della Archittetura Universale from 1615. From left to right : 1) The Composite or Roman Corithian order, the most delicate of all types deemed suitable by the Renaissance architects for churches dedicated to female saints. It is called composite because of the combination of Corinthian and Ionic elements. 2) The Corinthian order with its elaborated capitals the most ornate of the classical/Greek orders and…

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San Vital de Rávena, siglo VI. Planta centralizada octogonal. En el centro, un octógono de exedras (denominadas caladas), sustentan la cúpula.

San Vital de Rávena, siglo VI. Planta centralizada octogonal. En el centro, un octógono de exedras (denominadas caladas), sustentan la cúpula.

Plan of St Mark, based on Greek Cross Plans.

Floor plan of St. The Greek cross plan that includes a nave and a transept become the standard form of early Christian basilicas.

LATE BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE - Plan of Basilica San Marco, Venice, Italy, 1071. It's believed that the current S. Marko has adopted its original Greek cross plan. The central dome of S. Marko covers the intersection of four subspace, each with its own dome. The scheme design is a version of a Byzantine quincunx, similar to that of the Church of the Holy Apostles from 546 in Constantinople which no longer survived.

LATE BYZANTINE ARCHITECTURE - Plan of Basilica San Marco, Venice, Italy, 1071. It's believed that the current S. Marko has adopted its original Greek cross plan. The central dome of S. Marko covers the intersection of four subspace, each with its own dome. The scheme design is a version of a Byzantine quincunx, similar to that of the Church of the Holy Apostles from 546 in Constantinople which no longer survived.

The Cathedral of Saint Peter of Beauvais, France A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletche

The Cathedral of Saint Peter of Beauvais, France A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletche

cross-section of a cathedral | Above: Cross-section of Laon cathedral nave, showing the unusual four ...

cross-section of Laon cathedral nave, showing hte unusual four-tier construction.

europeanarchitecture: “St. Paul’s Cathedral - architects Christopher Wren and Lorenzo Gafà, London, England, U.K. A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletcher ”

Paul’s Cathedral - architects Christopher Wren and Lorenzo Gafà, London, England, U. A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletcher ”

Iglesia de San Fructuoso de Montelios (Portugal). Planta basilical. Iglesia pequeña de cruz griega cubierta por cúpulas, tanto el centro como sus brazos, se sustentan sobre columnas. San Fructuosos se entierra en el exterior, adosado al abside, constutuyéndose una tipología de iglesia funeraria.-Tradición Visigoda

Iglesia de San Fructuoso de Montelios (Portugal). Planta basilical. Iglesia pequeña de cruz griega cubierta por cúpulas, tanto el centro como sus brazos, se sustentan sobre columnas. San Fructuosos se entierra en el exterior, adosado al abside, constutuyéndose una tipología de iglesia funeraria.-Tradición Visigoda

Old St. Peter's Bascillica, begun c. 319 AD, Rome, Italy - 1st Catholic Church (Early Christian)

Old Saint Peter’s Basilica. I've got to walk Brother Edan slack jawed and awestruck through this.

Architecture Printable Gothic Arches via The Graphics Fairy

Architecture Printable Gothic Arches - Diagram

This is a wonderful Architecture Printable of Gothic Arches! This is one that I& scanned from an Antique Architecture Book!

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