The Architectural Elements ClipArt collection offers 1,092 illustrations of basic architectural elements arranged into 43 galleries such as Arches, Balusters, Columns, Doors, Supports, and Windows.
The Acroteria ClipArt gallery includes 11 examples of the decorative element mounted at the top of the pediment of a classical building. The acroterion is usually placed on a flat base and may take many…
The Antefix ClipArt gallery contains 7 examples of the decorative blocks at the end of the covering tiles on a roof.
The Arches ClipArt gallery provides 62 illustrations of various types of arches including semicircular, lancet, multi foil, ogee, segmental, horseshoe, cusped, center, and drop arches.
The Balconies ClipArt gallery provides 5 examples of platforms projecting from buildings, usually enclosed with a balustrade.
The Balusters ClipArt gallery provides 18 examples of balusters (individual stone, wood, or metal spindles) and balustrades (the railings formed by multiple balusters).
The Barrel Vaults ClipArt gallery provides 4 examples of barrel vaults, which are essentially a continuous arch.
The Brick and Stonework ClipArt gallery provides 30 examples of various types of stone and brick materials and bonding patterns.
The Buttresses ClipArt gallery provides 11 examples of architectural structures designed to reinforce the walls of a building. The illustrations include ordinary buttresses, flying buttresses, and hanging…
The Ceilings ClipArt gallery provides 21 examples of ceiling forms and decoration from various regions and time periods.
The Chimneys ClipArt gallery provides 5 examples of hollow columns used to vent smoke and gases into the atmosphere.
The Complete Columns ClipArt gallery provides 56 illustrations of complete columns of various orders including Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.
The Capitals ClipArt gallery includes 169 illustrations of the top component of a column.
The Column Shafts ClipArt gallery includes 16 illustrations of the middle component of a column.
The Bases ClipArt gallery includes 18 illustrations of the bottom component of a column.
The Crests ClipArt gallery provides 12 examples of the ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof or canopy.
The Crockets ClipArt gallery contains 11 examples of crockets, the hook-shaped decorations of leaves, buds, or flowers that embellish spires, finials, and other elements of Gothic architecture.
The Domes ClipArt gallery offers 23 examples of domes used in architecture.
The Doors ClipArt gallery offers 24 views of doors ranging from the very plain to highly ornate.
This ClipArt gallery offers 1 examples of embrasures, the openings in military structures through which weapons may be fired.
The Entablature ClipArt gallery provides 17 examples of entablatures, the horizontal structure of classical buildings that rests on columns and supports the pediment above. Entablatures usually consist…
The Fences and Gates ClipArt gallery offers 54 illustrations of various fences, gates, and gateways.
The Finials ClipArt gallery provides 51 examples decorative devices applied to the tops of architectural structures, furniture, flag poles, lampshades, and similar items.
The Fireplaces ClipArt gallery contains 19 examples of the architectural structure designed to safely contain fire in a building.
This ClipArt gallery offers 14 illustrations of fountains. Fountains are often used as decorative objects showing flow of water, but were historically used for bringing drinking and bathing water from…
The Framing ClipArt gallery includes 9 examples of framing configurations used in building construction.
The Gargoyles ClipArt gallery includes 10 examples of architectural grotesques designed to divert water from the roof of a building away from its walls.
The Groin Vaults ClipArt gallery provides 14 examples of groin vaults, the result of the intersection of two barrel vaults. Ribbed and fan vaults are also included in this gallery.
The Hinges ClipArt gallery offers 17 examples of hinges used on doors, cabinets, windows, and between other surfaces that require a limited range of rotation. Most of the illustrated hinges are highly…
The Molding (also Moulding) ClipArt gallery provides 85 examples of decorative trims used in architecture.
The Parapets ClipArt gallery includes 17 examples of walls that extend above the roof level. Originally designed to defend a building from military attack, parapets are now used as a safety feature to…
The Pediment ClipArt gallery provides 3 images of the triangular section at the top of classical buildings. The pediment rests on the entablature.
The Pendants ClipArt gallery contains 11 examples of hanging architectural members, often used with fan vaulting.
The Pendentives ClipArt gallery contains 2 examples of the architectural device used to support a circular dome over a square room.
The Pilaster ClipArt gallery includes 1 examples of architectural elements designed to give the appearance of a supporting column, although it serves only an ornamental function unlike an engaged column…
The Pinnacle ClipArt gallery offers 5 examples of architectural ornaments that crown a buttress. Mainly used in Gothic architecture, pinnacles also serve a structural function as they add weight to the…
The Roofs ClipArt gallery provides 24 illustrations of styles, construction, and coverings for roofs.
The Spandrel ClipArt gallery includes 4 examples of the space between two arches or between an arch and a rectangular enclosure.
The Stairs ClipArt gallery provides 8 examples of staircases from various regions and time periods.
The Supports ClipArt gallery offers 82 images of brackets, consoles, corbels, and other elements that are used to support structures. Many of these images are designs from specific buildings and other…
The Towers and Spires ClipArt gallery provides 62 illustrations of tall structures built for a variety of purposes.
The Windows ClipArt gallery provides 53 illustrations of openings in walls designed to let in light, and if opened, also provide ventilation.