Roman arch (True Arch) - An arch made of voissoirs and a keystone
(p 22 see keystone).
Pugin and his followers were convinced that the only itecture for northern climates was medieval architecture.
McMansions have no true architectural style, but borrow motifs and elements from various and often incompatible architectural styles, using tract-home construction to mimic traditionally-built homes.
Masonry constructed over a wall opening by a series of courses projecting from each side and stepped progressively further forward until they meet at midpoint; not a .
opulence on the Victorian era and urged a return to medieval traditions of design, craftsmanship, and community. He was inspired by the writings of John Ruskin and Augustus Pugin who championed the return of Gothic architecture (the last true ...
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