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a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a sloping roof

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The squat triangular pediments are now less than eight with the new roof, designed triangular on top of these pediments.
Vitali executed over three hundred statues and reliefs as well as the designs of two pediments, plastic imagery of the inner and outer doors, the drum and the dome.
The first wall had been rendered with stucco plaster and figures had been shaped to form decorated pediments.
In the course of the restoration of this building, extensive reinforcing steel work was used internally on the decorative pediments.
They were designed in a traditional historic manner with large cornices, window pediments and rusticated base stone.
To the front and resting on the plinth base are two substantial columns with gilt metal pediments and bases.
Images of Brahma, Vishnu, Krishna and Shvia are all carved in bas-reliefs on the lintels and pediments over the doors of these five temples.
the old theater's 35-foot gold-leaf dome and elaborate Renaissance Revival-style cornices, pediments, and columns remain intact; inside, a new, light-filled office environment has been created for engineering and design firms.
The rich collection of Greek and Roman inscriptions, found on grave stele, temple pediments, and a variety of other stone monuments and fragments are catalogued in this volume.
Upside-down and to the left we see him toying with the possibility of quite bulbous curved pediments that almost jostle with the triangular pediment they flank.
Working in the classical tradition, Van Doren's distinctive drawings are drawn from twenty years of his career and document him as an accomplished colorist with a particular affinity for architectural elements such as domes, corbels, caryatids, bays, oriels, cornices, medallions, entablatures, pediments, and other aspects of architectural distinction, shape and texture.
Chapter Seven treats the pediments and acroteria of the Parthenon.
Its architect Robert Adam was no 'Palladian' but his bridge design shared the following features with the Rialto design: the incorporation of rows of shops; a pavilion constructed on each bank; central pediments facing both upstream and down; the whole carried on three semicircular arches of equal size.
For the columns, two 5m-long, 750mm diameter Sonotubes (used for pouring concrete pillars) are bolted together, and smaller tubes are joined to form trusses that read as pediments at either end.
Vegetation on the pediments is set up in a steppe-like diffuse pattern in the highest parts above 1,800 m of elevation, and on a contracted pattern in the lower (1,300-1,800 m asl).