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Types of Columns | Architectural Details

 Different types of Columns

In our previous article, we discussed “Different types of Arches“.¬†

In this article, we will move on with our discussion on three basic columns types in brief. The whole idea of writing this article is to make you aware of the basic column types.

Different column types are as follows:

Doric columns

Doric column from the Greek Architectural style is the oldest column style of Ancient times. These types of columns could be found on the Parthenon, Athens, Greece. The column has fluted sides with a smooth rounded top which is called capital with no separate base.

Doric order of the Pantheon

Doric order of the Pantheon


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