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- Make pencil line drawings that include all elements. (As you might imagine, one drawing may include many elements.)
- Keep and organize all your drawings, to be included in your drawing portfolio.
- Use study drawings to prepare for test (below) and other related assignments.
- There will be an in-class test on this material.
- Hand in your drawings at the time of the test. They will be returend so you can include them in your portfolio.
The Illustrated Glossary of Classical Architecture is based on Ware's The American Vignola: a guide to the making of classical architecture.
Chitham, Robert. The Classical Orders of Architecture. New York: Rizzoli, second edition, 2005
- The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America
- Vitruvius Americanus: Colonial Newport in the Palladian Tradition, [090118: some broken links.] Redwood Library, Newport, RI
- Semes, Steven W. The Architecture of the Classical Interior. New York. W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 (limited preview in Google Books)
- Tzonis, Alexander and Liane Lefaivre. Classical architecture: the poetics of order. MUT Press, 1999. (limited preview in Google books)
- Gromort, Georges.The Elements of Classical Architecture, W.W. Norton and Co., 2001 (limited preview in Google books)
- Ware, William R. The American Vignola: a guide to the making of classical architecture. Dover Publications. 1994 (limited preview in Google books)
(Wikipedia; adn Doric order labeled)
- crown molding (Wikipedia)
- cymatium (Wikipedia)
- corona, soffit (Wikipedia)
- bed-mould (bed moulding) (Wikipedia)
- dentil (Wikipedia)
- mutule (glossary Wikipedia)
- guttae (Wikipedia)
- modillions (Wikipedia)
- abacus (Wikipedia)
- echinus (see molding; for origin as 'sea urchin' fom)
- necking (Wikipedia)
- cap: corona, bed moulding
- base: base mould, plinth
- baluster: sleeve, belly, double (turned), half (flush)
- rail: upper, lower
- in antis
- string courses
Arches (Wikipedia; note masonry arch drawing)
- ovolo: torus, 3/4 round, quirked, Venetian
- cyma recta, quirked
- cavetto: scotia, 3/4 hollow
- cyma reversa, quirked
- splay faces
- fillet: sunk, raised
- bead: 3/4, reeds
- fascia (face)