Category: General

bracket capital

1. A capital extended by brackets, lessening the clear span between posts, often seen in Near Eastern, Muslim, Indian, and some Spanish architecture. 2. Same as bolster, 1.


1. Any overhanging member projecting from a wall or other body to support a weight (such as a cornice) acting outside the wall. 2.A knee brace which connects a post or batter brace …


1. Structural elements installed to provide restraint or support (or both) to other members, so that the complete assembly forms a stable structure; may consist of knee braces, cables, …