Architectural Trivia: The Aedicule
I have found that one of the great things about the design industry is that there is always something new to be learned. Being that architecture is a second passion of mine, I always manage to run across new terminology. Today, that particular term was Aedicule.
Published in one of the hoity toity architectural journals (I don't remember which one) I actually found myself stopping mid-sentence to figure out just what an aedicule was. As it would turn out, an aedicule is simply a building opening, be it a door or window, that is framed by columns and topped with a pediment.
The more you know....
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