An artificial cutting away of the ground to form a steeper slope.
A concave molding that curves to a half-round creating a semi-circle or half an ellipse.
Area in a monastery where books and documents were written, copied, and illuminated.
Free-standing sculpture that can be viewed from all sides.
Comprised of a semi-circle
The structural member which serves as the main support of a column or pier. The shaft is between the capital and the base.
A long, narrow space that is located at the side of, and parallel to, the nave of a church. An arcade of columns or piers usually separates an aisle from the nave. It is sometimes referred to as a side aisle.
Part of a building or a decoration on a slant.
Bond with broken ashlar of less than 20 cm, assembled in no particular order
The roughly triangular wall space between two adjacent arches.
Polygonal or conical attic space of a tower or bell tower.
Diagonally cut–away surround of a window or doorway, in which the opening widens towards the face of the wall, thereby admitting more light and increasing the angle of view for observation or shooting through.
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