Corinthian order

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Related to Corinthian order: Ionic order, Doric order, Composite order, Tuscan order
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the last Greek order

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The juxtaposition of Polia to the capitals recalls to the reader what had been read several chapters earlier; that the Corinthian order, whose capitals derive from imitation of the acanthus plant, also has proportions based on those of a young maiden, as recounted in Book Four of Vitruvius.
Rykwert's 10-year project can be seen as both his re-writing of Vitruvius and the summation and completion of his own earlier essays: Meaning and Building (1957), The Idea of a Town (1963), The Corinthian Order (1965) and On Adam's House in Paradise (1972).
We also have the first complete account of his handling of the Classical orders, inspired by the theories of Serlio on the relation of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders to the different aspects of the male and female characters and roles.
now offers architectural columns and capitals in sizes consistent with the classic proportions of the Tuscan, Roman, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian Orders.
The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders were derived from the Greeks by the Romans, who also invented the Tuscan and Composite.