Architectural Features Quiz
Name the common elements found on classical and medieval buildings. (Moderate) 10 Questions.
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What is the term for the often decorative platform base supporting a column or pilaster?
What term is used to describe the topmost weight-bearing member, usually decorated, of a column or pilaster?
Which architectural feature projects upward and outward from a wall to support a beam or post?
What term is used to describe the central wedge-shaped member of a masonry arch?
What structural item, usually of masonry, is sometimes used to strengthen corners of a building and is frequently imitated for decorative purposes?
What term is used for the crowning ornament of a pointed element, such as a spire or gate post?
As what is a small, covered entrance composed of a roof supported by columns known?
What term is used for the corner stone at the base of a triangular gable?
What term is used for a decorative fitting covering intersections of a structure?
What term is used for decorative heads that might sometimes portray people involved with the construction of the building upon which they appear?
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