Classical Greek - definition of architectural style

What is Classical Greek?

Estimated period of occurence (100 - 300)

Kind of architecture developed in ancient Greece since first millennium BC to second century BC. It was composed by three orders: Doric, ionic and Corinthian. Main characteristics of ancient Greek architecture are their forms, equilibrium in traces, with harmony and perfection. Common materials of Greek architecture were wood, used for supports and roof beams; plaster, used for sinks and bathtubs; unbaked brick, used for walls, especially for private homes; limestone and marble, used for columns, walls, and upper portions of temples and public buildings; terracotta, used for roof tiles and ornaments; and metals, especially bronze, used for decorative details.

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