In almost every culture
throughout history, some
variation of columns have
The most notable column
styles come from the ancient
Greeks and Romans.
These two civilizations have
contributed some of the most
designs in architecture. Each specific design has a unique shape, style, and
dimension.In 1562, an Italian Renaissance architect, Giacomo da Vignola,
contributed to architectural history by documenting the exact proportions
that each style of column should follow in order to be historically accurate
and most visually appealing.Vignola’s book on classic Greek and Roman
architecture was based on the works of Vitruvius, an early Roman engineer
and architect, who recognized the difference in dimensions between each
of the ancient columns.
Each style of column has a specific architectural order, or guideline, that it must
follow to be consistent with historical designs.
The most famous Greek and Roman orders include the Greek Doric Order,
Tuscan Order, Roman Doric Order, Ionic Order, and Corinthian Order.
Premier Wood Architectural Columns follow every specification for these
ancient guidelines.This allows for not only the highest quality wood manufacturing, but offers a
visually appealing look according to classic architectural standards