Talk:Glossary of architecture

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What is perceived repetition in architecture?

People saying "please add term"[edit]

If you think something belongs to the list, add it. That's what Wikipedia is about. If you don't know what it means, take 2 seconds to look it up in a dictionary (or first. -- 22:16, 15 January 2007 (UTC)


please add 'portico'. i don't know exactly what it is, but it's mentioned repeatedly in The Fountainhead. ... aa:talk 19:14, 3 March 2006 (UTC)


This article should be at Glossary of architectural terms, or Glossary of architecture, or at least Architectural glossary. Can someone with a bot move this and fix all the redirects? — BRIAN0918 • 2006-08-20 20:16

  • I'd be happy with any of those suggestions - which is the most commonly used for glossaries in wikipedia?--Mcginnly | Natter 13:27, 21 August 2006 (UTC)

Move to Wiktionary[edit]

This page has been proposed as a test of whether the page should/could be better maintained in Wiktionary. Please see the copy being developed at wikt:Appendix:Architectural glossary. Rossami (talk) 20:41, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Missing entries?[edit]

Shouldn't pendentives and corbels be on the list? 4 nov 2006, 11:18 UTC

2007-02-1 Automated pywikipediabot message[edit]

--CopyToWiktionaryBot 08:46, 1 February 2007 (UTC)

just a minor point - the term 'bressumer' is out of alphabetical order. 19:58, 18 June 2007 (UTC)


Searches for this term keep directing to this page although the term is not on it -- not even close.  ??? (talk) 17:55, 27 October 2009 (UTC)

Copyright problem removed[edit]

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Distinction between architecture and building terms[edit]

It is difficult to separate architecture and building. I find most of the terms here to be building terms. The history of architecture page makes the following distinction: "This article describes the history of building types and styles—what things were built. See History of construction for the history of construction tools and techniques—how things were built." Perhaps this page name should include "and Building". I placed this gloss in Category:Construction terminology to help people looking at that page to know about this page but I do not know how to link this page to the Category:Construction terminology which acts as a glossary of sorts. Jim Derby (talk) 13:03, 12 December 2012 (UTC)