This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.


Vault (Arch) Roof

roof or ceiling structure over an area that is based on the form of an arch



device used to introduce fresh air into an enclosed building space, such as an attic



roofed porch or balcony attached to the elevation of a building



entrance hall or lobby



any of the wedge-shaped blocks that make up an arch or a vault