acroterion


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Related to acroterion: anthemion, antefix, pseudoperipteral

acroterion

(ˌækrəʊˈtɪərɪən)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
another name for acroterium
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Structural foundations - site installation - earthworks - piles - substructure and superstructure (1a) / timber framing - walls receiving brick cladding or composite cladding (1b) / facings cladding bricks - ventilated cladding - acroterion cladding (1c) / cover: accessible terraces - revegetation - waterproofing: skylights - protection (1d) / exterior joinery - frames and joinery - curtain walls - occultations - signage (1e).
This is surmounted by a wide crest consisting of a large spray of roses realistically carved in the round and topped by an acroterion superimposed with an anahaw leaf.
The Greek frets, hanging swags, rosettes, and panels of applied acroterion adorning Smith's Lynch Building are, of course, classic details.