Crescent (architecture)

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A crescent is an architectural structure where a number of houses, normally terraced houses, are laid out in an arc to form of a crescent shape. A famous historic crescent is the Royal Crescent in Bath, England.[1]

Examples[edit]

The following are examples of architectural crescents:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Risebero, Bill (1979). The Story of Western Architecture. London: The Herbert Press. pp. 159–160. ISBN 0 273 01335 1. 
  2. ^ Kostof, Spiro (1985). A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 619–620. ISBN 0-19-503472-4.