E: Architecture Terms Starting With E
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In architecture and construction, the term EARTH BLOCK usually refers to Compressed Earth Blocks, or CEBs. Learn more.
The term EARTH RAMMED refers to a type of construction using earthen materials. Learn about RAMMED EARTH construction.
Find the definition for Earth Sheltered housing and other types of earth construction.
EASTLAKE is an ornamental style is named after the English furnature designer, Charles Eastlake. Learn about Victorian Eastlake architecture.
What is an eave? Find out in our illustrated Architecture Glossary.
Builders in ancient Egypt developed a distinct column style that is often imitated. Learn about Egyptian columns.
An EMBRASURE is the opening in a BATTLEMENT or CRENELLATION on a castle or other building. Learn more and see an illustration.
We associate the word entablature with classical Classical architecture, but the term can refer to the upper portion of a more modern building. Find definitions and illustrations here.
ETFE, or Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, offers exciting solutions for building design. Learn how ETFE was used at the Beijing Olympics and for other buildings.