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Colonnade vs. Portico — What's the Difference?

Colonnade vs. Portico — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Colonnade and Portico

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Colonnade

In classical architecture, a colonnade is a long sequence of columns joined by their entablature, often free-standing, or part of a building. Paired or multiple pairs of columns are normally employed in a colonnade which can be straight or curved.
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Portico

A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls. This idea was widely used in ancient Greece and has influenced many cultures, including most Western cultures.
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Colonnade

A series of columns placed at regular intervals.
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Portico

A porch or walkway with a roof supported by columns, often leading to the entrance of a building.
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Colonnade

A structure composed of columns placed at regular intervals.
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Portico

A porch, or a small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building.
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Colonnade

A series of columns at regular intervals.
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Portico

A colonnade or covered ambulatory, especially in classical styles of architecture; usually, a colonnade at the entrance of a building.
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Colonnade

A peristyle.
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Portico

A porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
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Colonnade

A portico or stoa.
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Colonnade

A regular row of anything, such as trees.
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Colonnade

A series or range of columns placed at regular intervals with all the adjuncts, as entablature, stylobate, roof, etc.
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Colonnade

Structure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns
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Colonnade

A structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns
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