Architecture & Ornament (1990)

abacus
abutment
acanthus
accordion door
accordion window
acropolis
acroterion
Adamesque
adobe
adyton
aedicule
aerated concrete
African mahogany
aggregate
agora
air brick
air conditioning
air shaft
alder
almery
almonry
almshouse
altar
altar rail
altar-tomb
alure
ambo
ambulatory
American bond
amphiprostyle
amphitheatre
ancones
androne
angel beam
angle bonds
angle joint
angle rafter
angle tie
angle tower
angled
Anglo-Saxon
angular projection
annulet
anta
antefixa
anthemion
anthemion and palmette
apartment house
apex stone
apodyterium
apophyge
apotheca
applied column
apron
apse
aqueduct
Arabesque
araeostyle
arcade
arch
arch brace
arch-brick
architrave
archivolt
arena
argent
armoured cable
arrow slit
arsenal
Art Deco
Art Nouveau
asbestos
ash
ashlar
asphalt roofing
assemblage
astragal
Atlanta
atrium
attic
Attic
attic base
attic tier
auditorium
awning window
axis
axonometric projection
azulejos
azure
back door
backing
baguette
bailey
balcony
baldacchino
ballast
ball-flower
balloon framing
baluster
balustrade
banding
banister
banquette
baptistery
bar in bend
bar in fess
bar in pale
barbican
barge board
barge course
barn-door hanger
Baroque
barracks
barrel roof
barrel vault
barrel window
barry bendy
bartizan
bar-tracery
base
base cruck
base moulding
base per pale
basement
basilica
basket weave bond
bas-relief
bastion
bat
bathroom
baths
batter
battlement
Bauhaus
bay
bay curved window
bay leaf garland
bay window
bead
bead and reel
bead butt
beaded mortar joint
beading
beak-head
beam
bearer
bearing wall
bear’s head couped
bed
bedroom
beech
beehive house
belfry
Belgian truss
bell
belvedere
bema
bendy
bendy sinister
beton brut
bevel
bevelled
bevelled board
bezantry
billet
birch
bitumen felt
blind storey
blocking buttress
blocking course
boar rampant
board and batten
board on board
boar’s head couped
boast
boiserie
bolection molding
bolster
bolt lock
bond
bonding brick
bordure
bordure embattled
boss
bottom cripple
bottom panel
bottom rail
bouleuterion
bow window
bowtell
box frame
box handle
box stair
box window
boxwood
brace
brace blocks
braced frame
bracket
brasses
brattices
brattishing
breakfast bar
breast
bressumer
brick
brick construction
brick core
brick nogging
brickwork
bridge
brindle brick
brise-soleil
broach
broach spire
broached
broken course
Brutalism
bucrane
bud
bulkhead
bull
bull header
bull nose
bull stretcher
bungalow
butterfly wall tie
buttery
buttress
Byzantine architecture
cable moulding
caisson
caldarium
calefactory
calk
caltrap
Calvary cross
campanile
Canadian spruce
canephorus
canopy
cantilever
canton
cap
capital
capping
capstone
Carolingian architecture
carport
Carptenters Gothic
cartouche
caryatid
casemate
casement window
cast stone
castle
catacomb
cathedral
causeway
cavetto
cavity wall
ceiling
ceiling joist
cell
cella
cellar
cement
cemetery
cenotaph
centering
chain
chain lock
chalet
chamber
chamber arch
champfer
chancel
chancel screen
chantry
chapel
chapter-house
checky
cheneau
chequer
chestnut
chevet
chevron
chevronny
chief
chimney
chimney back
chimney bar
chimney breast
chimney can
chimney cowl
chimney pot
chimney shaft
chimney stack
Chinoiserie
chisel
choir
choir-screen
church
Churrigueresque
ciborium
cill
cinquefoil
cinquefoil arch
circular arch types
circular stair
circus
Cistercian style
citadel
cladding
clapboard
clapper bridge
Classical orders
Classical style
clerestory
clinker block
cloister
closer
closet
clustered column
Coade stone
cock bead
cockatrice
coffering
collar
collar beam gable
colonnade
column
combination window
comfort station
common ashlar
common bond
common brick
common joist
common rafter
company
compartment
compass brick
compass roof
compass window
composite order
compound column
concave mortar joint
conch
concrete
confessio
conical broach
conoid
conservatory
console
continuous coil spiral
continuous ledger
continuous stud
conurbation
coping
corbel
corbelled arch
corbelling
corbie-steps
cordon
Corinthian order
corner post
cornice
corona
corrugated iron
corrugated metal tie
cortile
cottage
counter potent
counter vair
counterscarp
course
cove
covered way
cowl
cramp-iron
credence
crenellation
crenelle
crepidoma
crescent
crest
crested
Cretan and Mycenaean
crocket
cross
cross arellans
cross botonee
cross cramponee
cross crosslet
cross fimbriated
cross fleurettee
cross moline
cross of Lorraine
cross patee
cross potent
cross recorcellee
crown
crown post
crucks
crypt
cull
cuneus
cupola
curtail step
curtain wall
curvilinear tracery
cushion
cusp
Cyclopean masonry
cyma
cyma recta
cyma reversa
cymatium
dado
dagger
dais
damp course
dancetty
daubing
decastyle
Decorated style
decrescent
demi-column
demi-lion
dentil
depressed three-centred arch
dexter
dexter base
dexter chief
dexter fess
diaconicon
diagonal bond
diagonal buttress
diagonal rib
diagonal wood flooring
diamond wood pattern
diaper work
diaphram arch
diastyle
diazoma
die
dimetric projection
dining room
dipteral
disappearing stair
discharging arch
distyle
distyle in antis
ditch
division wall
dodecastyle
dog rampant
dog tooth
dogleg staircase
dolphin
dome
domed turret
door
Doric order
dormer
double arched
double cone
double Flemish bond
double glazing
double header
double hung window
double return staircase
double Roman tile
double slide door
double swing door
double tressure
double tressure flory
double trimmer rafter
double-pitched roof
Douglas fir
dovetailed
dowell
downpipe
dragon beam
dragon device
drawbridge
dressed stone
dressings
dripstone
drop arch
drum
dry masonry
dry stone wall
dummy breast
duplex apartment
Dutch arch
Dutch bond
Dutch door
Dutch gable
dwarf gallery
eagle displayed
Early Christian architecture
Early English
Easter sepulchre
eave
echal
echinus
edge bedded
egg and dart moulding
egg and tongue
Elizabethan architecture
elliptical arch
elm
embattled
embattled gaudy
embrasure
Empire
enceinte
end
end scroll
engaged column
English bond
English cross bond
English flooring
English garden wall bond
enneastyle
ensuite bathroom
entablature
entasis
ephebeum
epistylium
erminois
escallop
escarp
escartelly
escutcheon
estipite
estoile
Etruscan architecture
eustyle
exedra
Expressionism
extrados
extruded mortar joint
eyebrow
façade
face
face bedded
face bricks
facing
facing bond
fan light
fan tracery
fan vault
fane
fascia
fasteners
fauces
fenestration
ferro-concrete
fess
festoon
fillet
finial
fir trees eradicated
fireback
firebrick
fireplace
firestopping
fish hauriant
fishscale
fivefold cross
Flamboyant
flasques
flat
flat arch
flat frieze
flat pratt truss
flat roof
flat warren
flaunches
fleche
Flemish bond
Flemish diagonal bond
Flemish double header bond
Flemish garden wall bond
Flemish spiral bond
fleur-de-lis
fleuron
flight
flint wall
floor joist
Florentine arch
flush bead moulding
flush door
flush work
fluted column
fluted torus
fluting
fluting banding
flyfot
flying bond
flying buttress
foils
folding door
folding window
foliated
foliated capital
folly
font
footing
forked cross
formy fitchy cross
forum
fourchee cross
four-leaved flower
frame house
framed building
French casement
fret
fretty
frieze
frigidarium
frithstool
frog
front door
full cruck
Functionalism
fusil
fusily
gable
gable end stud
gabled dormer
gabled roof
gablet
gaboon
gadroon
galilee
gallery
gambrel
garage
garage door
garb
garden-wall bonds
garderobe
gargoyle
garreting
gatehouse
gauged arch
gauged brick
gazebo
geometrical staircase
geometrical tracery
Georgian
giant order
Gibbs surround
glacis
glass door
glazing bar
golden section
goss bridging
Gothic
Gothic Revival
goutty
grape banding
Greek architecture
Greek cross
Greek Revival
griffin
grille
groin
grotesque
ground floor
guest bedroom
guilloche
gules
guttae
guttering
gymnasium
gyron
gyronny
half moon
hall
hall church
hallway
hammerbeam
hand rail
hanging door
hardwood
harmonic proportions
haunch
header
Hellenistic
helm roof
heneage knot
henostyle
heptastyle
herringbone
herse
hexastyle
hickory
hinge
hip flashing
hip roof
hip-knob
hipped dormer
hipped gabled roof
hipped roof
hollow mould
holy water stone
Hondouras mahogany
hood
hood mould
hopper window
horse rampant
horseshoe arch
hotel
hôtel
hourdes
Hungarian flooring
hyperbolic paraboloid roof
hypocaust
hypogeum
hyposkenion
hypostyle
hypotrachelion
iconostasis
imperial
impluvium
impost
increscent
indented
inescutcheon
inglenook
inner bailey
intarsia
intercolumnation
interlocked roof
International
intersecting tracery
intrados
invected
Ionic order
irregular coursed
Islamic architecture
isometric projection
Jacobean
jamb
jerkin head roof
Jesse window
jib door
joint
jointing
joist
jube
keel moulding
keep
kentish rag
key banding
keystone
king closer
king post
kiosk
kitchen
knapped flint
kneeler
label
label stop
laced windows
lacunar
ladder
lady chapel
lancet arch
lancet window
landing
lantern
lantern cross
larch
larder
Latin cross
latrina
lattice window
laundry room
lavatory
leaded lights
leaded window
lean-to roof
lectern
ledge and brace door
left hand door
left hand reverse door
Leopard’s face
Lesbian cymantium
lesene
library
lierne
light
linenfold
lintel
lion couchant
lion coward
lion passant
lion queue fourchee
lion rampant
lion rampant guardant
lion sejant
lion sejant rampant
lion statant
lion’s face
lion’s head
lion’s paw couped
lock rail
loft
loft door
loft dormitory
log framing
logeion
loggia
London stock
long and short work
lotus banding
lotus column
lounge room
louvered door
louvred window
louvres
lozenge
lozengy
lunette
lych gate
machicolation
mahogany
Maltese cross
Mannerism
manor house
Mansard
manse
mantelpiece
Manueline style
martello tower
martlet
martyrium
mascaron
mascle
masonry
masonry stoop
master bedroom
mausoleum
merlon
mermaid
metope
metropolis
meurtriere
mews
mezzanine
middle base
middle chief
middle cruck
middle panel
mihrab
minaret
minbar
minster
minute
misericord
moat
modillion
modular design
module
modulor
monastery
monitor roof
monk bond
mortar
mortice and tenon
mosaic flooring
mosque
motte
motte-and-bailey
mouchette
moulding
Mozarabic
Mudejar
mull
mullet
mullet pierced
mullion
muntin
murrey
mutule
nailhead
naos
narthex
natural bedded
nave
nebule
nebuly
necking
needle spire
Neoclassical
new towns
newel
niche
nogging
nombril
nookshaft
Norman
Norman brick
nosing
nowy
nursery
oak
oak trees on mount
obelisk
oblique perspective
oblong vault
octagon
octagonal column
octastyle
oculus
oecus
oeillet
oeuil-de-boeuf
ogee arch
ogee moulding
ogee roof
onion dome
opisthodomos
opus Alexandrinum
opus incertum
opus listatum
opus quadratum
opus reticulatum
opus sectile
opus testaceum
or
orangery
oratory
orders
orie
oriel
orientation
Ottoman
Ottonian
oubliette
outer bailey
outer curtain wall
outhouse
overdoor
ovolo
pagoda
p’ai lou
palisade
Palladianism
palm
palmette
paly
paly bendy
pane
panel door
panel tracery
panelling
pantile
pantry
papal cross
papyrus
parabolic arch
parakklesion
parallel bevel
parapet
parclose screen
pargetting
parodos
parquet
parted cross
parterre
parthenon
parvis
passage
pastrophory
patera
patriarchal cross
pavilion
pean
peardrop
pebbledash
pedestal
pediment
penastyle
pendant
pendentive
penthouse
penthouse roof
pepperpot sentry box
per bend
per bend sinister
per chevron
per cross
per fess
per pale
per pale and barry
per pale sinister half per fess
per saltire
pergola
peripteral
peristylium
perpendicular
perron
perspective drawing
pew
pharos
piano nobile
piazza
pier
pilaster
pillar
pilotis
pinnacle
piscina
pitched roof
plain tile
plaisance
plaster
plate tracery
Plateresque
plinth
plinth block
podium
pointed cross
pointed horseshoe arch
pointed Saracenic arch
pointed segmental arch
pointed stone dressing
pointed trefoil arch
pointed trifoliated arch
pointing
polygonal masonry
poppyhead
porch
portcullis
portico
Portland cement
Portland stone
post
post and lintel
postern gate
potent
potenty
pre-fabrication
presbytery
prestressed concrete
privy
profile
projected window
pronaos
propylaeum
proscenium
prostyle
prothesis
pseudo four-centred
pseudo three-centred
pseudo-dipteral
pseudo-peripteral
pteroma
pteron
pulpit
pulvinated frieze
Purbeck marble
purlin
purpure
push plate
put-log hole
pycnostyle
pylon
pyramid
quadrangle
quadrate cross
quadratura
quadriga
quarrel
quarry faced
quarter pierced cross
quarter turn
quarter winding
quatrefoil
queen closer
queen post
quirk
quirk bead
quoin
rabbet
Radburn planning
radiating chapels
rafter
ragstone
raguly
rainbow roof
raised cruck
rampant arch
rampart
random coursed
rat-trap
ravelin
rayonnant
rayonny
redwood
reed and tie
reeded torus
reeding
reel
refectory
regula
relieving arch
Renaissance
reredos
respond
reverse ogee
revolving door
rib
ribbon
ridge
ridge board
ridge rib
ridge tile
right hand
right hand reverse
rinceau
rise
riser
Rococo
roll door
roll moulding
Roman architecture
Romanesque
rood
rood loft
rood screen
roof
roof light
rope
rope and feather
rope torus
rose banding
rose window
rose-en-soleil
rosette
rotunda
roughcast
round billet
round horseshoe arch
round moulding
round trefoil arch
round trifoliated arch
roundel
roundel barry wavy
RSJ
rubble masonry
run
Rundbogenstil
running dog
rusticated column
rusticated stone dressing
rustication
rustre
sable
sacristy
saddle bars
saddleback roof
Saint Andrew’s cross
Saint Andrew’s cross bond
sally port
sanctuary
sanctuary knocker
sanctus bell
sanguine
sarcophagus
sash frame
sash window
sawtooth roof
sawtooth wall
scaena
scagliola
scalloped capital
scarp
scene building
scenographic perspective
scissor brace
scissors truss
Scotch bond
scotia
screen
screen door
screwback
scroll banding
scroll molding
sedilia
segmental arch
seiren
semi circular arch
semi circular stilted arch
semy de lys
Serlian motif
serpent nowed
serpent vorant
set off buttress
severy
sexpartite vault
sgraffito
shaft
shaft ring
shaft window
shaped gable
sheathing wall
sheeting roof
shell
Shingle style
shingle wall
shiplap wood siding
shoulder
shouldered arch
shutters
shutting stile
sill
silver fir
simple drop wood siding
single Flemish bond
sinister
sinister base
sinister chief
sinister fess
skeleton frame
skewback
skirt roof
skirting
skylight
skyscraper
slate
sliding door
sliding window
slype
soffit
solar
soldier
sole plate
solea
Solomonic column
sopraporta
space-frame
span
spandrel
Spanish tile
spiral fluted column
spiral staircase
spire
spired turret
split brick
spout
spring line
sprocket
spruce
spur
square billet banding
squinch arch
squint
stadium
Stafford knot
stag at gaze
stag at speed
stag trippant
staggered wood
stag’s head cabossed
stained glass
staircase
stairwell
stanchion
star
stave church
steeple
stepped flashing
stiff-leaf capital
stilted arch
stoa
stock brick
stop champfer
stops
storage cupboard
store cellar
stoup
straight flight staircase
strainer arch
strapwork
stretcher
string course
strings
strut
stucco
stud
study
stylobate
superimposed orders
Sussex garden wall bond
swag
swing door
synagogue
systyle
tabernacle
tablet flower banding
tablinum
talus
tau cross
teak
telamon
template
temple
tenia
tenne
tenon
tepidarium
terazzo
term
terrace
terreplein
tester
tetrastyle
thatch
theatre
thermae
thermal window
tholos
three quarters
three-centred arch
threshold
thrust
thumb
tie beam
tiercerons
tile
tilehanging
timber
timber built
timber framing
toilet
tomb
tongue and groove
top cripple
top panel
top rail
torus
tower
town planning
trabeated
tracery
trachelion
transept
Transitional style
transom
transverse ridge
transverse ridge rib
traverse
trefoil
trefoil slipped
triangulation
tribune
triclinium
triforium
triglyph
trimetric projection
triquetre
tristyle
triumphal arch
triumphal column
trochylua
trophy
trumeau
truss
Tudor
Tudor arch
Tudor flower
tufa
turnstile door
turrer
Tuscan order
two dolphins
two-headed eagle
tympanum
upper cruck
urdy
vair
valley
valley flashing
vane
vault
vaulting shaft
vaultstone
Venetian arch
veranda
verge
vermiculated
vert
vestibule
vestry
viaduct
vignette
villa
vise
Vitruvian opening
Vitruvian scroll
voided cross
volute
vomitoria
voussoir
wagon vault
wainscot
waist
wake knot
wall plate
wall stringer
ward
watchtower
waterleaf
wattle and daub
wave
wavy
weatherboard
weatherboarding
weathercock
weathervane
web
westwork
wheel window
wicket
window
window frame
window sill
wood girder
wood sheathing
wooden balustrade
wreath staircase
wyvern
xenodochium
Y form roof
Z shape metal tie
zigzag

Sources Cited

White, Anthony and Bruce Robinson. Architecture & Ornament: A Visual Guide. New York, NY: Design Press, 1990.