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A
ABBEYS

ABUTMENTS
ACROTERIA
AEDICULAE
AGORAS
AISLES
AISLE WINDOWS
ALLEYS
ALTARS
AMBULATORIES
AMPHITHEATERS
ANTEFIXES
ANTEROOMS
Apadanas -- use PRESENCE CHAMBERS
APARTMENT HOUSES
APARTMENTS
APSES
AQUEDUCTS
ARCADES
ARCHES
ARCHITECT'S STUDIOS
ARCHITECTURAL MODELS
Architectural renderings -- use RENDERINGS
ARCHITRAVES
ART MUSEUMS
ART SCHOOLS
ARTISTS' STUDIOS
Assemblies -- use PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS
ASSEMBLY ROOMS
ATRIA (ROMAN HALLS)
ATRIUMS (INTERIOR SPACES)
Audience halls -- use PRESENCE CHAMBERS
AUDITORIUMS

B
BALCONIES

BALDACHINS
BALLROOMS
BALUSTRADES
BANQUET HALLS
BAPTISTERIES
BASILICAS
BATHROOMS
Baths, public -- use PUBLIC BATHS
BAY WINDOWS
BEAD AND REEL MOLDINGS
BEAMS
BEDROOMS
BELL TOWERS [see also CAMPANILES]
BISHOP'S PALACES
BRACKETS
BRIDGES
BUILDING SYSTEMS
BUTTRESSES

C
CAFES

CAMP SITES
CAMPANILES [see also BELL TOWERS]
CANTILEVERS
CAPITALS
CASSIONS
CASTLES
CATACOMBS
CATHEDRALS
CEILINGS
Cellae -- use NAOI
CENOTAPHS
CHAPELS
CHAPTER HOUSES
CHEVETS
CHOIRS
CHURCHES
CITADELS
CITY GATES
CLERESTORY WINDOWS
CLOISTERS
COFFERS (CEILING COMPONENTS)
COLONNADES [see also PERISTYLES]
COLUMNS
CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
CONVENTION CENTERS
CONVENTS
CORNICES
CORONAS
CORRIDORS
COUNTRY CLUBS
COUNTRY HOUSES
COURTHOUSES
COURTYARDS
CROMLECHS
CROSS SECTIONS
CRYPTS
CULTURAL CENTERS
CUPOLAS
CURTAIN WALLS

D
DINING CARS

DINING HALLS
DINING ROOMS
DOLMENS
DOMES
DOORS
DOORWAYS
DORMITORIES
Drawings, isometric -- use ISOMETRIC DRAWINGS
Drawings, perspective -- use PERSPECTIVE DRAWINGS

E
ELEVATIONS

EMBASSY BUILDINGS
EMBRASURES (OPENINGS)
Enclosure walls -- use CURTAIN WALLS
ENTABLATURES
ENTRANCES
ESCALATORS
EXEDRAE
EXHIBITION BUILDINGS

F
FACTORIES

FIREPLACES
FLAT ROOFS
FLOORS
FLYING BUTTRESSES
FORTS
FORUMS
FOUNDATIONS
FOUNTAINS
FRENCH GARDENS
FRIEZES

G
GABLES

Garages, parking -- use PARKING GARAGES
GARDENS
Gardens, French -- use FRENCH GARDENS
GATEHOUSES
GATES
Gates, city -- use CITY GATES
Glass walls -- use CURTAIN WALLS
GOMPURAS
GOVERNMENT OFFICE BUILDINGS
GRILLES
GUILDHALLS

H
Halls (corridors)
-- use CORRIDORS
HANDRAILS
HEMICYCLES
HIGHWAYS
HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUMS
HOSPICES
HOSPITALS
HOSTELS
HOTELS
HOUSES [see also VILLAS]
HYPOSTYLE HALLS

I
IDEAL CITIES

IMPLUVIA [see also POOLS]
INDUSTRIAL EXPOSITIONS
INSCRIPTIONS
INSULAE
INTERIORS
ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE
ISOMETRIC DRAWINGS
IWANS

J
JAILS
[see also PRISONS in Subjects:Other]

K
KITCHENS

KIVAS

L
LANTERNS
(ROOF APPENDAGES)
LIBRARIES
LINTELS
LIVING ROOMS
LOBBIES
LODGES
LOGGIAS
LONG GALLERIES
LUNETTES

M
MADRASAS

MANDAPAS
MANOR HOUSES
MANSIONS
MARKETS
MASJIDS
MASTABAS
MAUSOLEUMS
MEGALITHIC CHAMBER TOMBS
MEGARONS
MENHIRS
MERCANTILE BUILDINGS
METOPES
MILITARY BUILDINGS
MINARETS
MINKA
MIHRABS [see also NICHES]
Models, architectural -- use ARCHITECTURAL MODELS
MOLDINGS
MONASTERIES
MOSQUES
MOVIE THEATERS
MUSEUMS
MUSIC ROOMS
MUTULES

N
NAOI

NAVES
NAZI ARCHITECTURE
NICHES [see also MIHRABS]
NYMPHAEA

O
OBELISKS

OBSERVATORIES
OCULI
ODEIONS
OFFICE BUILDINGS
OPEN AIR THEATERS
OPERA HOUSES
ORANGERIES
ORIEL WINDOWS
OVERHANGS

P
PAGODAS

PALACES
Palaces, bishop's--use BISHOP'S PALACES
PALAESTRAE
PARKING GARAGES
PARKS
PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS
PATIOS
PAVILIONS
PEDIMENTS
PENDATIVES
PERISTYLES [see also COLONNADES]
PERSPECTIVE DRAWINGS
PICTURE WINDOWS
PIERS
PILASTERS
PILLARS
PILOTIS
PITHOI
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS
PLAYGROUNDS
PLAZAS
POLICE STATIONS
POOLS [see also SWIMMING POOLS]
Pools, swimming--use SWIMMING POOLS
PORCHES
PORTALS
PORTICOS
POWER PLANTS
PRAYER HALLS
PRESENCE CHAMBERS
PRONAOI
PROPYLAEA
PTEROMATA
PUBLIC BATHS
PUBLIC HOUSING
PUEBLOS (HOUSING COMPLEXES)
PULPITS
PYLONS
PYRAMIDS

R
RAILINGS

RAILROAD STATIONS
RAMPS
RECONSTRUCTIONS
RECTORIES
RENDERINGS
RESTAURANTS
RESTORATION
REVETMENTS
RIDING SCHOOLS
ROOFING TILE
ROOFS
Roofs, flat -- use FLAT ROOFS
Roofs, terrace -- use TERRACE ROOFS
ROTUNDAS
ROUNDELS

S
SALONS

SCAENAE
SCHOOLS
Schools, riding -- use RIDING SCHOOLS
SCREENS
SCULPTURE GARDENS
SEMI-DOMES
SEWERS
SHADIRVANS
SHINGLE STYLE
SHRINES
SHUTTERS
SKYBRIDGES
SKYLIGHTS
SKYSCRAPERS
SPIRAL STAIRS
STABLES
STADIUMS
STAIRS
Stairs, spiral -- use SPIRAL STAIRS
STEEPLES
STOAS
STOCK EXCHANGES
STORES
STREETS
STUDENT HOUSING
STUDIES (ROOMS)
STUPAS
STYLOBATES
SUBWAYS
SUNDIALS
SWIMMING POOLS
SYNAGOGUES

T
TABLINA

TEAHOUSES
TEMPLES
TERRACE ROOFS
TERRACES
THEATERS
THOLOI
TOMBS
TOWERS
TOWN HALLS
TOWN HOUSES
TREASURIES
TRILITHONS
TRUMEAUX
TYMPANA

V
VAULTS

VERANDAS
VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE
VESTIBULES
VILLAS [see also HOUSES]
VISIONARY ARCHITECTURE
VOLUTES

W
WALLS

Walls, curtain -- use CURTAIN WALLS
Walls, enclosure -- use CURTAIN WALLS
Walls, glass -- use CURTAIN WALLS
Walls, window -- use CURTAIN WALLS
WAREHOUSES
WATCHTOWERS
WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
WELLS
Window grilles -- use GRILLES
Window walls -- use CURTAIN WALLS
WINDOWS
Windows, aisle -- use AISLE WINDOWS
Windows, clerestory -- use CLERESTORY WINDOWS
Windows, oriel -- use ORIEL WINDOWS
Windows, picture -- use PICTURE WINDOWS
WORLD'S FAIRS

Z
Z IGGURATS