Rounnd white marble carved roman architecture columns and pillars, in architecture, a vertical element, usually a rounded shaft with a capital and a base, which in most cases serves as a support. A white marble carved roman architecture columns pillars may also be nonstructural, used for a decorative purpose or as a freestanding monument.
In the field of architectural design a white marble carved roman architecture columns pillars and capital is used for decoration as well as support. Classical Greek and Roman architecture made use of five major orders (or styles) of columns, carved from single blocks or created from stacks of massive stone blocks. In ancient Egypt and the Middle East, columns, usually large and circular, were used with great effect to decorate and support massive structures, especially in the absence of arches.
In Eastern architecture, white marble carved roman architecture columns pillars and capitals tend to be simple in shape but richly decorated. Craftsmen of the Gothic and Romanesque era, used the bases and capitals of supporting stone columns as spaces for intricate carving. Baroque designs often featured sinuously carved columns of marble. Modern columns tend to be made of iron, steel, or concrete and are simply designed.