The classical orders of architecture is a topic that every architecture student faces at some point. They can be thought of in a simple grouping from the Greco-Roman Period . Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite would be the generally excepted five. Our ability to produce these as Custom Classical Items is one of the Marble Systems long suits.
According to the highly competent website classicalorders.com, we should understand fully the following : “These elements of classical architecture include specific moldings and assemblages of moldings called an Order. An Order is an accepted way of assembling a column (supporting element) with an entablature (spanning element) while imparting a certain character. In short, an Order orders a design. Orders are never applied after the building is designed, as they are generative.”
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