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acropolis
béton brut
board and batten
bowstring truss
butterfly joint
buttress
chair rail
corbel
Corinthian Order
crenel
entasis
evergreen bough
eyebrow window
facade
feng shui
finial
flying buttress
folly
frieze
gambrel
inglenook
Ionic Order
ken
knee brace
lintel
loggia
minaret
Modulor
Moorish arch
mosaic
Nolli map
oculus
onion dome
partí
penny
piloti
quonset
rose window
rowhouse
Rumford Fireplace
rustication
skyscraper
soldiers and sailors
squinch
tipi
trompe l'oeil
truss
turret
vignette
vignette
water table
wrought iron




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