An upright architectural member right-angled in plan, constructionally a pier (See Pier, 1 (b)), but architecturally corresponding to a column, having capital, shaft, and base to agree with those of the columns of the same order. In most cases the projection from the wall is one third of its width, or less.
A squared column or pillar used to help support the structure. The pilaster often has a base and a capital. In Greek architecture the pilaster is the same size at the top and bottom, in Roman the pilaster is diminished at the top. Often these are decorative.
Rectangular column especially one fastened into wall.
a flat, shallow rectangular column projecting from a wall with a base and.
slender engaged pier with no structural function in a building or on a facade
A shallow, columnlike projection, extending from a masonry wall to lend structural support; frequently used in concrete-block construction.
A flat buttress or small vertical projection on a wall.
a flat form of a pillar or column applied to a wall and used as decoration
An engaged pier or pillar, often with capital and base.
A flat, rectangular pillar designed to simulate a column applied to a wall from which it projects only slightly.
A pier, projecting only slightly from a wall, and, in classical architecture, conforming to one of the orders
Shallow rectangular pier attached to wall. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413)
ornamental small column, with capital and bracket
Rectangular column, especiall one engaged into the wall.
a pillar attached to a wall.
Vertical mechanical merchandising system applied to a fixture or wall for the adjustment of hardware, shelving, or brackets.
A decorative rectangular or circular column projecting out from a wall surface
A column or pier built within a wall for additional support.
An engaged pier built as a part of a wall and acting as a support for a cornice, pediment, etc. A flat-faced vertical projection from a wall, sometimes with the proportions, details, and capital and base of a classic column. In furniture, the pilaster is a carved representation of the architectural feature, usually at the ends of a cabinet, chest, console table, etc., and it forms a support for an overhangeing table surface, shelf drawer, etc.
Vertical member formed by a slight projection of the front of the piece of furniture
a shallow pier or half column attached to a wall and not free-standing.
a shallow rectangular column attached to the face of a wall
a rectangular column, including its base and capital, set into the face of a wall.
A pier or decorative column, not a supporting member. May have base, shaft and capital as part of the wall itself.
A rectangular column applied to a wall and usually in a classical order.
Vertical strip slightly projecting from the wall face.
(pi·LAS·ter). A pilaster is a rectangular support or pier treated architecturally as a column, with a base, shaft, and capital.
Shallow pier used to buttress a wall.
Vertical column, often ornamental, that projects slightly from the wall. Most are purely decorative. May be rectangle or half round; often has a base (plinth block), shaft (middle section), and capital. Most often used as simulated columns in entryway and other door openings.
a rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached
a flat, vertical column, jutting out slightly from a wall or pillar
a rectangular support which resembles a flat column
a shallow rectangular upright support set into a wall and used mainly as decoration
A rectangular column with a capital and base, projecting only slightly from a wall as an ornamental motif.
Flattened column attached to a wall
A half-round or thin rectangular column superimposed over a vertical surface.
A vertical element projecting from a wall, resembling a column, but rectangular in shape.
Vertical pier or support beam, usually rectangular in shape, which protrudes from a wall. Architecturally it is treated as a column.
A roof-support column that rests on a bench of a kiva. Pilasters are nearly always roughly rectangular and are usually constructed of coursed masonry.
A flat pier that is attached to the surface of the wall and has little projection; the pier may be given a base and cap, may be smooth or fluted.
Pilasters are two-dimensional (flat) ornaments which represent columns. They occur very commonly in 18th- and 19th-century door surrounds. Giant pilasters rising the full height of the facade (usually, but not always, at the corners) are a major feature of many Georgian, Federal and Greek revival houses.
A vertical element of an assembly; usually refers to ornate elements of a doorjamb or mantle.
A pier or column forming part of a masonry or concrete wall, partially projecting from it and bonded to it. Designed to receive joist or beam load.
A projection from a masonry wall that provides strength for the wall.
a rectangular column. 1. free-standing, complete with base and cap. 2. applied to and projecting from a wall supporting the header/lintel or mantel shelf.
Half column or pier attached to a wall
A rectangular vertical member projecting only slightly from a wall, with a base and capital as with a column.
Rectangular pier attached to a wall for the purpose of strengthening the wall; also a decorative column attached to a wall.
A column integrated within a wall.
An engaged pier of shallow depth; in classical architecture it follows the height and width of related columns, with similar base and capital.
Similar to an engaged column, but a rectangular strip standing out slightly from a wall.
long section of a pillar or column set into or against furniture or a wall.
Slender, rectangular architectural feature, usually designed to resemble a column, but attached to the wall instead of free-standing.
a shallow pier of rectangular section attached to a wall.
A projection or the foundation wall used to support a floor girder or stiffen the wall.
A column. May refer to vertical strips into which shelf supports are inserted.
An attached pier or pillar, often with capital and base.
A flat fluted molding assembled vertically with a pilaster cap and base to simulate flat columns. Used on windows, doors & mantles. See details 57, 62 and 65.
A flattened column-like detail applied to furniture, bookcases, etc. for decorative purposes.
column or pillar incorporated in, but projecting from, a wall
A rectangular column coming only slightly out from a wall
Flattened column used in furniture, usually with a moulding at the top.
an upright architectural member that is rectangular in plan and is structurally a pier, but is architecturally treated as a column; it usually projects a third of its width or less from the wall
a false column used for decorative purposes
a rectangular feature of pillar shape which projects slightly from the wall surface.
A reinforced or enlarged portion of a masonry wall to provide support for roof loads or lateral loads on the wall.
A flat-faced representation of a column, projecting from a wall.
a shallow pier or a rectangular column projecting only slightly from a wall that is primarily decorative.
A square pillar integrated into, but projecting slightly from, a wall. The decoration of the capital follows the classical orders.
1. A shallow pier or rectangular column projecting only slightly from a wall. 2. An adaptation of any Classical Order, rectangular in section and applied to or emerging from a wall, usually by one sixth of its breadth.
A wall portion projecting from either or both wall faces and serving as a vertical column and/or beam.
A flat-faced column, usually of a Classical order, and usually projecting from a wall. It was often used decoratively in low relief, and almost never as a means of support.
A square or rectangular pillar, engaged in, and projecting slightly from, a wall.
The rectangular shaft responding to a column, but attached to a wall.
a supporting pier or column which partly protrudes from a wall, or may be attached to a wall only as a decoration
A rectangular column that projects out slightly from the surrounding wall.
A flat column which is attached to the wall.
An integral portion of the wall which projects on one or both sides and acts as a vertical beam, a column, an architectural feature or any combination thereof.
A masonry column built into a wall and projecting
A PROJECTION OF THE FOUNDATION WALL USED TO SUPPORT A FLOOR GIRDER OR STIFFEN A WALL.
a rectangular column projecting only slightly from a wall, incorporates a capital, shaft and base, as one of the orders. Once used for stiffening, now more common for decoration. (IMAGE)
A flat, rectangular, vertical member projecting from a wall of which it forms a part. Usually has a base and a captial and is often fluted.
a non-structural representation of a column or pillar applied to a flat surface; often used to frame a doorway or mark the corner of a building.
A flat column partially built into a wall for ornamental purposes.
a rectangular support projecting slightly from a wall, treated architecturally as a column
A rectangular or semicircular element of vertical stonework or masonry which projects only slightly from the wall and has both a capital and a base. Sometimes the pilaster provides actual support for a feature above, often it is purely decorative, as seen on the front of the photo of the Library Company building in Philadelphia.
rectangular support or pier projecting from wall.
A flattened half-round or thin rectangular column decoration applied to vertical surfaces of furniture, bookcases, etc.
A bonded or keyed column of masonry built as part of a wall. It may be flush or project from either or both wall surfaces. It has a uniform cross section throughout its height and serves as a vertical beam, a column or both.
A vertical structural part of building that projects partway from a wall and is made to resemble an ornamental column by adding a base and capital.
A supporting masonry column that supports the end of a beam or girder. It is usually bonded to an end wall.
A pilaster, as used in architecture, is a slightly-projecting column built into or onto a wall. A pilaster is a flattened or abbreviated column that can appear with a capital and entablature, also in "low-relief" or flat against the wall. The pilaster is an architectural element in classical architecture and is used to give the appearance of a supporting column, with only an ornamental function.