Construction

Types of arch

Types of Arches:

  • Segmental arch ( Syrflian arch) : An arch which is not whole  semicircular and not flat.  You can use this type of arch for doors, windows, colonnades and other features. You can make it a prominent feature on exterior door by using a decorative tile as a center keystone.  You can keep it simple and smooth by using even and uniform tiles. You can make it more interesting by using moldings, decorative tiles etc.

Segmental arch

  • Flat arch (straight arch): A straight linehorizontal arch which has straight line intrados and extrados. This arch is not a curved arch that has mutually supporting Voussoirs. This arch is also known as Dutch arch, French arch, etc.

    Flat arch

  • Round arch(Stilted arch): A continuous curve forms semi-circle built without the use of Voussoirs.

    Round arch

  • Horseshoe arch(Moorish arch):An arch designed in the form of horseshoe, where intrados widens above the springing line.

    Horseshoe arch

  • Lancet arch (Gothic arch /Pointed arch): This arch is narrow and pointed especially used in windows, doors, etc.

    Lancet arch

  • Tudor arch(Flattenedgothic  Arch): It is also called four centered arch due to its pointedness from four centers.

    Tudor arch

  • Trefoil arch (Gothic  arch):  A pointed arch having cusps in the intrados on either side of the apex.

    Trefoil arch

  • Shouldered arch:  A square headed trefoil arch. An arch consisting of a horizontal lintel supported at both sides by corbels that project into the aperture.

    Shouldered arch

  • Ogee arch: an arch with two ogee curves meeting at the apex. It is intersection point of 2 S curves.

    Ogee arch

  • Corbeled arch ( or false arch): An arch like shape in which sides are formed by corbelling.    

    Carbeled arch


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