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Greek Architecture

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Kennedy Simpkins

on 7 February 2011

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Greek Architecture and You!! By: Sarah Rose and Kennedy simpkins Ionic Columns. The Ionic columns were invented in Greece after the Doric columns, which were the first columns invented in Greece. This design the second most decorative column the Greeks made. Doric Columns Doric columns were the first columns invented by the Greeks. They have the least amount of decorations on them out of the three that they made. Corinthian columns were made by Greece, after the Ionic colomns. They are very decrative, and were more decorative then any other kind of greek colomn. Period 8 Corinthian Colomns White house Ohio State House United States Treasury http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/ohio/columbus/statehouse/davis.html The White House was built from 1792 to 1801 James Hoban built the White House The United States Treasury was built in 1842. The United States Treasury building was built by Robert Mills. ionic Columns Architect: Tomas Ustick Walter Building: Girard Collage Location: Philadelphia http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/greekrev.html Photo Credits: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/19th/treasury.jpg Nathan B. Kelly Kelly was only one of the seven architects to work on the project. Built between 1839 to 1861 Washington, D.C. Pediment Questions: #1.Which column is the least decerative? #2.What is a pediment? Answers: #1.The doric columns. #2.The triangular part of houses and buildings. Washington, D.C. Columbus, Ohio Pediment Pediment Pediment #3.What type of columns were used on the Paratheon? #3.Doric colums.
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