History of art Modern architecture

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arcade
Series of arches supported on columns, piers or pillars
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Architrave
Lower part of the entablature
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Balustrade
Smaller posts which form the railing around a stair or balcony
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Barrel Vault
A roof or vault formed by an extended arch
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Bay
Division of a building created by supporting members such as walls, columns.
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Chrome
Anti-corrosive, hard reflective metal surface which can be applied to steel
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Curtain Wall
Non load bearing wall.
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Domino system
Slab floors of reinforced concrete supported by reinforced concrete pillars. (Like a modern carpark)
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free facade
Design of the facade didn't have to be determined by the supports - it could operate like an abstract painting
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Machine aesthetic
The design of the building should follow the same principles that determine the design and form of a machine.
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plate glass
Large areas of glass - can be used because they are not load bearing
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Ribbon windows
Long and horizontal windows with minimum vertical supports
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Truth to materials
Materials shouldn't be disguised.
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Vernacular
Traditional buildings like cottages or barns.
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Card 2

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Lower part of the entablature

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Architrave

Card 3

Front

Smaller posts which form the railing around a stair or balcony

Back

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Card 4

Front

A roof or vault formed by an extended arch

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Division of a building created by supporting members such as walls, columns.

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