Pillare – Architectural Elements Of Churches

Pillar A pillar, like a column (see above), is a vertical architectural support, but it is usually rectangular in plan. Occasionally it may be octagonal, cruciform, or T-shaped. In traditional architecture, pillars are built of individual stones or bricks, not drums or an entire shaft. Because a pillar is heavier than a column (shorter in …

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