classical architecture


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Noun1.classical architecture - architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romansclassical architecture - architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
cyma, cymatium - (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex)
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
Greek architecture - the architecture of ancient Greece
Roman architecture - the architecture of ancient Rome
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One relaxing and awe-inspiring experience was taking an after-dinner night cruise along the 113-kilometer Huangpu River, which flows through the middle of Shanghai, so we witnessed a stunning kaleidoscope of colorful lights from classical architecture to modern buildings.
Throughout the Bank Holiday weekend, from May 25 to 27, families will be able to meet Sir Charles Monck at 11am, when he will describe how he found inspiration in the classical architecture of ancient Greece and how he laid on 'revels' during that first Open House event.
"It goes back to Jane Jacobs," says David Andreozzi, an architect and president of the New England chapter of the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art.
With its architecture presenting an intriguing mix of classical European style and local traditional heritage, 21 High st complements the Katara theme 'Where classical architecture and traditional heritage blend into the here and now'.
"With its architecture presenting an intriguing mix of classical European style and local traditional heritage, 21 High st complements the Katara theme -- 'where classical architecture and traditional heritage blend into the here and now'," the statement adds.
Used in a way that highlights the natural beauty of the material, the objects resemble the decorative columns of classical architecture.
Italianate style was a 19th century phase of classical architecture based on 16th Century Italian Renaissance architecture.
Like Charles, a fan of classical architecture. Like Charles, a hater of metropolitan life and a lover of the countryside.
The one big change, if you can call it that, is that this elegantly understated building, which takes it cue from classical architecture, is much cleaner now than it was in the mid-sixties.
"The classical fountain and sculpture of Eros the archer and the classical architecture completed a perfect picture.
Classical architecture began to be revived in the 9th century, with buildings influenced by the Coliseum, in Rome, and others.

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