• Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Fluting

    Fluting. Architectural columns are one of those features found just about anywhere and everywhere you look in Indianapolis. However, columns contain a substantial vocabulary to describe even the smallest of features on each individual column....

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Colonnade

    Colonnade. A colonnade is a series of columns, spaced evenly apart in a straight line, which supports a roof or entablature (the “stuff” found above the columns). Although colonnades may date from Greek and Roman...

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  • Posted in: Building Language Building Language: Pilaster Columns

    Fountain Square Theater Building, Pilaster Columns Pilaster Columns. This post will attempt to dabble into the many types of architectural columns found in Indianapolis. As each type of column has a different name and standard...

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