A colonnade or covered ambulatory, especially in classical styles of architecture; usually, a colonnade at the entrance of a building.
An elaborate or at least covered porch area adjacent to a main entrance, generally in a classical building. This functions as a means to protect visitors from the elements as well as emphasizing the taste and wealth of the owner.
colonnade or covered porch, esp. at the entrance of a building
a roofed space, open or partly enclosed, forming the entrance of the facade of a temple, house, or church, often with detached or attached columns and a pediment
a covered and usually projecting entrance porch supported by classical columns and often crowned with a pediment, forming the centerpiece of the front facade of the building
A small porch composed of a roof supported by columns, often found in front of a doorway.
a roofed space, open or partly enclosed, forming the entrance and centerpiece of the facade of a building, often with columns and a pediment
A roofed space, open or partly enclosed, forming an entrance to a building and usually displaying a classical order of architecture
space enclosed between columns
A roofed porch with columns.
A covered porch, of ten consisting of columns supporting a pediment. POST A generic word for any upright support that has several variants. It is used either in a general sense (e.g. post-and-beam construction) or in specific reference to a timber support. Pillar is a somewhat archaic word synonymous with post. A pier is a post of square or rectangular section, usually of masonry. A column is a post of circular section; a steel or iron member used vertically is also called a column. A colonette is a small column. A pilaster is a shallow rectangular upright support set into a wall and used mainly as decoration.
Covered entrance to a building, or porch.
an entrance supported by columns .
a covered walk enclosed by columns
A roof supported by columns, usually at the main entrance
a roofed porch or walkway supported by columns
covered entrance to a building; porch; a covered walkway in the form of a roof supported by columns or pilars, esp. one built on to the exterior of a building
(POR·ti·co). A covered porch or walkway, supported by columns, often leading to the entrance of a building.
A ceilinged entranceway to a church, often bordered by columned masonry.
a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
a group of columns covered by a connecting structure at the top, or in other words a sort of huge porch, usually at the front of a building of classical type
an entry porch with columns
a porch on the front of a house which has at least one side made by pillars or columns which also support the roof
a roofed space, open or partly closed, forming the entrance of a house like a porch roof
a roof structure that shelters the entry to a home
(Stoa) Colonnaded porch, particularly one at the front entrance to a building.
A gallery which opens onto the exterior of the church and is supported by columns. From the Latin porticus for "arcade" or "gallery."
A covered porch, often consisting of columns supporting a pediment.
An entrance porch that usually has columns supporting a roof.
Porch supported by columns, usually above entrance
A roof, generally gabled, supported on columns, usually more elaborate than a porch.
(12) -- a covered ambulatory consisting of a roof supported by columns placed at regular intervals, usually attached as a porch to a building (Oxford Dict.)
A roof supported by columns; often used at an entry.
A covered, often columned area serving as a porch or entrance to a building.
A series columns or arches in front of a building, generally as a covered walkway.
a covered entrance to a building, colonnaded, either constituting the whole front of the building or forming an important feature.
A portico (Latin) is a roofed area, open to the air on one or more sides, typically supported on one side by the facade of a building and on the remaining sides by columns or arches. Porticos are common on Federal, Early Classical Revival, Greek Revival, and other houses of the 18th and 19th centuries. The English word porch is derived from portico, and is approximately synonymous.
A monumental projecting porch with a roof supported by columns, often placed at the entrance of a building.
Similar in detail and construction to a pediment but larger and projected further from the building. This creates an ornamental overhang that is sometimes adorned with balustrade on the roof. See detail 61 Simple Portico.
A roofed structure, one of its long sides aligned with columns or piers.
an entrance porch, usually with a column or and a roof.
an entrance of a building with columns topped by a ceiling
a range of columns in front of a building usually a porch or covered walkway.
a roofed entrance to a house with columns, creating a temple-like facade.
A gallery behind a colonnade.
A gallery of columns, open or partially closed and covered. It will generally form the entrance and central part of the front of a building.
A large porch usually with a pediment roof supported by classical columns or pillars.
In classical architecture, a colonnade or covered ambulatory often at the entrance of a building.
The columned loggia in front of the entrance to a building, frequently surmounted by a pediment.
a colonnade at the front of a building
A roofed entrance to a house that is columned like a temple front.
A porch, usually crafted from wood or stone.
A covered or roofed colonnade used at a building's entrance.
A colonnade; a roof supported by columns at regular intervals and usually attached as a porch to a building.
an open porch with columns supporting a pedimental roof, creating the entrance and\or centre piece of a facade. (IMAGE)
A porch supported by a row of columns.
a porch or covered walk consisting of a roof supported by columns
A porch consisting of a low-pitched roof supported on classical columns and finished in front with an entablature and pediment.
A porch with columns and usually a pediment.
A porch or walkway with a roof supported by columns, often leading to the entrance of a building.
a covered porch, usually with a pedimented roof, supported by classical columns.
1. Porch supported by a row of columns. 2. Classic covered colonnade at the entry of a building.
A roof supported by columns at the entrance of a huge building. It.
A structure usually attached to a building, such as a porch, consisting of a roof supported by piers or columns.
A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls. This idea first appeared in ancient Greece and has influenced many cultures. The style is known in American culture, though it is not as popular as other Greek influences like pillars.