The vertical distance between a standard reference point, such as sea level, and the top of an object or point on the Earth, such as a mountain.
Any face of a building or side of a room. In a drawing, the same or any part of it, represented in two dimensions.ElidedUsed to describe a compound feature, e.g. an entablature, with some elements omitted or combined.
Elevation - A scale drawing of the upright parts of a structure.
Equity - Broadly, any interest which will receive recognition in a court of equity, whether or not such interest rests on legal ownership; specifically, the interest, ...
-- Any one of the external faces of a building.
Ell -- The rear wing of a house, generally one room wide and running perpendicular to the principal building.
Engaged Column -- A round column attached to the wall.
A vertical wall face of a building.
Episcopal statutes, or laws, concerning the furnishing and maintenance of parish churches provide us with a unique portrait of the interior of a medieval parish church.
: The of a house is a flat (without perspective) drawing of one side of the house as seen when standing facing it squarely.
One of the external faces of a building; also an architect's drawing of a façade, set to scale.
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A drawing or photograph that shows one face of a building.
ENGAGED or ATTACHED COLUMN A column applied to a wall.
An orthographic projection of the vertical side of a building
: An orthographic view of some vertical feature of a house. (Front, rear, side, interior ) ...
an architectural diagram showing the exterior (or, less often, interior) surface of a building as if projected onto a vertical plane.
- Two-dimensional graphic representation of a building.
Encaustic - Late Victorian flooring tiles, which are patterned by baking in colours to form the surface of the tile and in geometric shapes.
The Greek Revival dwelling is bold in silhouette, broad in proportions, and simplified in details.
An exterior face of a building; also, a drawing thereof.
enframement A general term referring to any elements surrounding a window or door.
English bond A pattern of brickwork with alternate courses of headers and stretchers.
elevations for the farmhouse which became the Gothic Revival Cottage, the single most popular home style in Canada until 1950.
- a drawing defined as a horizontal orthographic projection of a building on to a vertical plane, the vertical plane normally being parallel to one side of the building; ...
Nave elevation of Chartres: nave arcade, triforium, and clerestory. Note how the clerestory windows begin below the springing of the vault.
Flying Buttresses from the north side of Chartres Cathedral.
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Side elevations for Early Gothic was mostly quadripartite elevation, with four stories of windows and levels, labeled the nave arcade, gallery, triforium, and clerestory.
FLANK - Side of building.
FLASHING - Building technique used to prevent leakage at a roof joint. Normally metal (lead, zinc, copper) but can be cement, felt or proprietary material.
Elevation - Drawing of one aspect of a planned building in the vertical plane.
Embassy - An ambassadors official residence.
Enclosed Staircase - A staircase separated by fire resistant walls from the rest of the buildings.
Other parts of interior s: arcade, gallery or tribune, triforium Cloister: Part of a monastery; a quadrangle surrounded by covered passages. It connects the domestic parts of the monastery with the church.
BATTER BOARDS: Horizontal boards at exact elevations nailed to posts just outside the corners of a proposed building. Strings are stretched across the boards to locate the outline of the foundation for workers.
There were a number of puzzles, wall thicknesses varied suggesting at least two periods of building, and there were differences between the thickness of the astragals in the windows, on the rear and front s where they were thinner and more ...
Palladio would often model his villa elevations on Roman temple facades. The temple influence, often in a cruciform design, later became a trademark of his work.
In Islamic architecture, a proportion of 1: √2 was often used—the plan would be a square and the would be obtained by projecting from the diagonal of the plan.
By omitting the second-story gallery derived from Romanesque churches but retaining the triforium, a simplified three-story elevation was reestablished.
Classical style principal to a monumental building (traditionally a temple or church) modelled on the temples of ancient Greece and Rome. Temple fronts are dominated by porticos that carry a giant pediment.
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aedicule an architectural elevation in miniature; a decorative niche, often housing an altar.
aerugo A sheen or patina either naturally occurring or simulated, which gives the appearance of age.
Not visible outside, its usual function is to fill the vertical space corresponding with the fall of a lean-to aisle roof, which would otherwise create too great a discontinuity in the internal .
An arcaded wall passage in a Gothic nave wall, between the clerestory and the main arcade in a three-story elevation; in a four-story elevation, it appears between the gallery and the clerstory. Image courtesy of Gail Gould ...
facade - the front of a building.
free classical - classical ornamental forms that are not constricted to Classical proportions but are used freely.
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Façade - the front face or elevation of a building. (All buildings have a facade though some are decorated more than the rest of the building).
clerestory: An upper story of a building with windows above adjacent roofs.
See also . Other parts of interior s: arcade, gallery,triforium.
Oblique opening in wall for watching the elevation of the Host (also called a squint).
string course: a horizontal band of brick or masonry, usually projecting from a wall, running right across an .
stucco: external plastering, usually moulded and painted to give the appearance of stone.
Capillary Tubes A small metal tube that is placed into a insulated units spacer to equalize pressure differences. Capillary tubes are used most frequently to equalize a unit that in shipping, will experience significant elevation changes.
Wreath Turn: A transition or turning section of railing or stair carriage/stringer which is curved in both plan and views.
Axis (pl. axes) - The centerline of openings or objects that align in a row along an imaginary line. A primary element in architectural composition, around which it is possible to create a sense of symmetry both in plan and in the elevation of a ...
The major divisions of the interior of the Gothic nave and choir are likewise derived from Romanesque precedents.
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