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pylon

Construction; Architecture

In ancient Egyptian architecture, the rectangular, truncated, pyramidal towers flanking the gateway of the temple.

pyramid

Construction; Architecture

In ancient Egyptian architecture, a sepulchral monument in the form of a huge stone structure with a square base and sloping sides meeting at an apex.

rotunda

Construction; Architecture

A building or room circular in plan and usually domed.

roundel

Construction; Architecture

A circular ornament, often decorated with sculptural reliefs or glazed terra-cotta.

rustication

Construction; Architecture

Masonry cut in massive blocks, sometimes in a crude state to give a rich and bold texture to an exterior wall.

skyscraper

Construction; Architecture

A multi-storied building constructed on steel skeleton, combining extraordinary height with ordinary rooms such as would be found in low buildings, the term originated in the United States in the ...

sori

Construction; Architecture

The curved eaves line of a Japanese roof.

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