Theory of Mouldings (1926)

Chapter I
Introductory – The Use of Mouldings in Design

Chapter II
Mouldings
Definition of Mouldings
General Conditions – Strength
General Conditions – Dominance

Chapter III
Structural Derivations
Influence of Materials
Influence of Material – Reeds
Influence of Material – Clay
Influence of Material – Wood
Influence of Material – Stone
Influence of Material – Metal and Glass

Chapter IV
Genesis of Types – Columns
Genesis of Types – Capitals
Genesis of Types – Structure in Wood
Genesis of Types – Joints and Corners
Genesis of Types – Vertical Types
Genesis of Types – Entablature
Genesis of Types – The Orders

Chapter V
Effect of Mouldings

Chapter VI
The Nomenclature of Mouldings
Simple Sections
Mouldings of Combined Convex and Concave Factors

Chapter VII
Analysis of Shapes – Mouldings of Planes
Analysis of Shapes – Mouldings with Curved Profiles – Single Curves
Analysis of Shapes – Convex – Single Curve Mouldings
Analysis of Shapes – Concave – Single Curves
Analysis of Shapes – Proportions of Groupings
Analysis of Shapes – Mouldings of Compound Curves
Analysis of Shapes – Traditional Combinations

Chapter VIII
Grouped Mouldings
Metal Mouldings
Turned Forms

Chapter IX
Positions of Mouldings
Influence of Position upon Horizontal Mouldings
Base
Wall
Logs
Joints
Pier
Shaft
Capital
Entablature

Chapter X
Derivation of The Orders
The Greek Doric Order
The Greek Ionic Order
The Greek Corinthian Order

Chapter XI
Early Christian Architecture
Round Arched Architecture
Gothic Architecture

Chapter XII
Window Tracery
Renaissance Mouldings
Oriental Mouldings

Chapter XIII
Design of Mouldings
The Ornamentation of Mouldings
Panel Mouldings
Mouldings with Gradations of Sections

Index
abacus
apophyge
arcaded arches
arch
arches
architrave
Asian architecture
astragal
attic base
Oriental architecture
Italian Baroque
bar tracery
base mouldings
bead and real pattern
bead mould
bedmoulds
bell caps
bevels
bird’s beak
bolection mouldings
bowtell
brick construction
bud capital
Byzantine art
capitals
cavetto
chamfers
channels
Christian architecture
Classic architecture
classification of mouldings
clay construction
cleats
color of moulding materials
columns
compound curve mouldings
concave mouldings
concrete construction
congé
console
convex mouldings
Corinthian order
corner rolls
cornice
cove moulding
crown moulding
cushions of capitals
cyma recta
cyma reversa
cymatiums
definition of mouldings
design principles
door openings
Doric order
dosseret
eaves
echinus
egg and dart pattern
Egyptian design
entablature
epistyle
facia
facial angles
fillet
finials
flat mouldings
plane mouldings
flutes
foils
frieze
function of mouldings
furniture mouldings
Georgian design case example
glass
Gothic style
grammar of mouldings
Greek design
grouped mouldings
hollows
incised lines
Indian architecture
Ionic order
label moulding
lamb’s tongue
leaf and dart pattern
light and shadow
linen panels
lintel
mantels
materials of construction
metal and glass construction
metopes
miltary architecture
modillions
Mohammedan architecture
monotony
ogee
classic orders
tracery orders
Oriental architecture
ornamentation of mouldings
ovolo moulding
Palladian design
paneling
paneling mouldings
piers
plate tracery
plinth blocks
Pompeian mouldings
position of mouldings
profiles
pulvinated frieze
quoins
reed construction
reed sections
repetition
ribbon design
Roman design
rose window
roundel
scale
scotia moulding
separating moulding
sills
single curve mouldings
size of mouldings
skirtings
soffites
Spanish mouldings
spiral stair
standard columns
stone construction
string courses
supporting mouldings
tenia
terminating mouldings
torus moulding
tracery
transitional forms
translating moulding
triglyphs
turned forms
Tuscan entablature
tympanums
vases and amphorae
Gothic vaults
V-channel
visual correction
volutes
walls
window openings
withe walls
wood construction