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Architecture

mosque

Construction; Architecture

An Islamic religious building for communal prayer.

oculus

Construction; Architecture

A circular opening in a wall or at the apex of a dome.

onion dome

Construction; Architecture

A pointed, bulbous dome common in Russia, Eastern European, and Islamic architecture.

palazzo

Construction; Architecture

A fortress-like, three-storied home during the Italian Renaissance, usually featuring a rusticated stone exterior.

pendentive

Construction; Architecture

A concave spandrel leading from the angle of two walls to the base of a circular dome; the structural means of support for a circular dome to rest on a square dome, a common Byzantine architecture.

portal

Construction; Architecture

A door or entrance.

posts

Construction; Architecture

the main verticals of walls or doorways that support a lintel.

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