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Arcades (Architecture)

LC control 85006483
LC classificationNA2880
Topical headingArcades (Architecture)
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See alsoArches
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Semi-enclosed spaces (Architecture)
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Vaults (Architecture)
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Found inDesign and thermal diversity of semi-enclosed spaces, c2007: t.p. ; p. 37 (semi-enclosed outdoor spaces play major part in urban realm) p. 41 (one type of semi-enclosed spaces are porches) p. 43 (another type, arcades, ie rectangular covered spaces open on their two short sides) p. 48 (porticoes, semi-enclosed rectangular spaces, sometimes free-standing autonomous buildings--have colonade on one long side and wall on the other) p. 53 (hypostyle halls, semi-enclosed spaces on ground floor levels of buildings or covered spaces without superstructure, usually open on all sides) p. 57 (major environmental signigicance of semi-enclosed spaces, they create shelter from climatic conditions without being enclosed)