Architectural Design & History

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 131
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Gesamtkunstwerk: Definition & Examples

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Course Summary

This course on architectural design and history can be used by anyone wanting to learn more about architecture. The course outlines fundamental architecture concepts, and its short lessons and quizzes can help you reinforce your knowledge for exams, projects, homework and more.
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11 chapters in Architectural Design & History

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Lesson 1 - What are Corbels in Architecture? - Definition & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Triquetra: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Quatrefoil: Definition, Design & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What is a Cyclorama? - Definition & Buildings  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Trefoil in Architecture: Definition & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Acanthus Leaves: Architecture, Design & Symbolism  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Finials: Definition, Design & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - What is a Spandrel?  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Marquetry: Definition, Techniques & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Facade in Architecture: Definition & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is a Baptismal Font? - Definition & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Guilloche: Definition, Design & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Cartouche in Architecture: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is a Beehive Oven? - History & Method  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Iconostasis: Definition, History & Designs  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Greek, Byzantine & Russian Iconostases  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Arabesque Designs & Patterns: Islamic & Western  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is a Dwarf Gallery in Architecture?  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Exedra & Mihrab: Definitions & Designs  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Acroterion: Definition & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Palmette Design: Egyptian, Greek & Roman  Take Quiz
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