The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #553
What is entasis? What is exfoliation?
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Architecture Puzzler #552
Although "caryatid" sounds like a species of shellfish, it is a special form of column used to support the corners of some ancient buildings, such as the Erechtheum. How would you describe these columns? By the way, where is the Erechtheum?
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The Parthenon in Athens demonstrates entasis.
Photo: Howard Davis/ Artifice Images
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