The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #539
What is an architrave and what does it do?
The architrave is the member of an entablature that rests on the capitals of columns and supports the frieze.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.
The coffered ceiling of the double-colonnade porch at the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
Photo: Mark Fischer