USING COLUMNS AS ROOM SEPARATORS

Open floor plans create a spacious, airy feeling that appeals to many of today’s homeowners.  However, without traditional borders, the living rooms, kitchens, and dining rooms often bleed into one another, resulting in an undefined sprawl.  A beautiful and effective solution to this problem is the incorporation of well-placed architectural columns.  Correctly used, columns delineate the rooms without disrupting the original architectural intentions.

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In this home, fluted columns with Greek Erectheum capitals have been used to separate the living room (unseen), a center hall, and the dining room, providing a more contemporary living arrangement in a traditional setting.

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On this Martha Stewart project, a wall was removed, and fluted columns with denticulated Roman Doric capitals and Attic (Ionic) bases were added to expand the space.

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Here, two sets of Tuscan columns separate the casual living room, a stair landing, and the kitchen, providing visual access to all spaces while still creating a sense of borders.

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Octagonal columns and pilasters with Attic bases and denticulated Roman Doric capitals create an open hallway between living areas.

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Fluted denticulated Roman Doric columns on custom pedestals demarcate the entrance into different rooms.

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Columns and pilasters with Attic bases and denticulated Roman Doric capitals provide a perfect, subtle delineation between an entrance hall and the (unseen) living room.

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Greek Doric columns, with Doric flutes separate the stairway and the foyer.

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Christopher Newport University – Student Success Center | Newport News, VA

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS | CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY – STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER

Christopher Newport University Student Success Center

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

CNU Student Success Center

Photo Courtesy of: Kevin Svensen | Glave & Holmes Architecture

 

 

 

 

CAPITAL DESIGN:   Custom Scamozzi square pilaster capitals & Custom Roman Corinthian square-shaped pilaster capitals.

CAPITAL MATERIAL:   Scamozzi | Stain-Grade Wood with hand-applied stain-grade resin detailing.  Roman Corinthian | Paint-Grade Plaster material.

CAPITAL SIZE:   4″ x 2-1/4″ x 6-5/8″ (Scamozzi)  |  17-1/2″ x 25-3/4″ x 13-5/8″ (Roman Corinthian)

PROJECT LOCATION:   Newport News, Virginia

PROJECT COMMENTS:   Chadsworth Columns specializes in creating custom products. We were asked to produce custom Scamozzi pilaster capitals for the Student Success Center at Christopher Newport University.  A total of (7) Scamozzi capitals were used.  We also created a custom capital pattern for (16) Roman Corinthian square pilaster capitals made from plaster material.  The building company was Stephenson Millwork, and the architect was Kevin Svensen of Glave & Holmes.

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Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial Features Chadsworth’s Columns

Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial Features Chadsworth’s Classic Stone Columns

Text:  Courtesy of the Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial website:

www.wayneveteransmemorial.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the Wayne County Memorial Building burned in 2004, the Trustees met regularly and consulted with veterans and interested citizens to determine future plans for the property. The land and 1925 building had been made possible by generous gifts from throughout the county, and the sole purpose had been to build a living memorial which would honor and forever remember those from here who had lost their lives in war. At a public meeting held in January, 2009, many veterans and other citizens expressed the opinion that this “hallowed ground” should continue being a memorial as it was originally intended. Later that year, after lengthy thought and study, the Trustees launched the Wayne County Veterans Memorial project in Goldsboro, NC.

Insurance proceeds from the destruction of the Community Building were used to bring this new project into reality without involving any tax funds. Early on, the Trustees engaged the services of Landscape Architect Jim Davis, originally from Eureka, NC, to work with them in formulating the vision and creating the design. The general contractor, D. S. Simmons Co., agreed with our desire to use local sub-contractors, and Landscape Design of Goldsboro, North Carolina is responsible for the landscape installation. Many extra hours and material were contributed by all involved in the project.

The emphasis on the design is formal enough to honor those who died to protect the liberties we enjoy, yet inviting enough to welcome visitors. Here all can find a place for rest, reflection, and solace. Our intent is that this space be actively used for veterans’ activities, community events, concerts, and visits by Scouts, schools, and other civic groups, thus continuing its role as a living memorial.

It is our hope that the Memorial honor those who have died, but also instill an understanding and respect for the sacrifices made on our behalf by past generations.

Completed Memorial Using Chadsworth's Columns

Completed Memorial Using Chadsworth’s Columns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the HISTORY of the Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial.

Also make your RESERVATIONS to tour the memorial.


PROJECT INFO:

COLUMN DESIGN NUMBERClassic Stone Custom

COLUMN DESIGN:  Classic Stone (Textured) FRP columns. Scamozzi capitals and Ionic (Attic) base moldings / plinths.

COLUMN MATERIAL:  Classic Stone (Pre-Finished Textured)

COLUMN SIZE:  14″ x 12′

PROJECT LOCATION:  Goldsboro, North Carolina

PROJECT COMMENTS:  The Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial in Goldsboro, North Carolina features (20) of Chadsworth’s pre-finished, textured Classic Stone columns. The columns are round, plain and tapered with Scamozzi capitals and Attic bases.


 

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City Club of Macon | Macon, GA

PUBLIC SPACES | CITY CLUB OF MACON

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PHOTOGRAPHY:  JOHN GRUNKE COMMERCIAL, INTERIOR, RESTAURANTS

PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN GRUNKE COMMERCIAL, INTERIOR, RESTAURANTS

COLUMN DESIGN NUMBERDesign #132

COLUMN DESIGN:  Architectural Wood Columns.  Plain, round, tapered column shafts with Scamozzi capitals.

COLUMN MATERIAL:  Architectural Wood.

COLUMN SIZE:  12″ x 9′

PROJECT LOCATION:  Macon, Georgia

PROJECT COMMENTS:  These Chadsworth Columns garnish the hallway of the City Club of Macon and are made from wood.  The Scamozzi capitals are a composite material that is fabricated from a combination of plaster and fiberglass.

 

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Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial | Goldsboro, NC

GOVERNMENT AMENITIES | WAYNE COUNTY VETERAN’S MEMORIAL

PHOTOGRAPHY:  JEFFREY L. DAVIS, GOVERNMENT, EXTERIOR
PHOTOGRAPHY: JEFFREY L. DAVIS, GOVERNMENT, EXTERIOR

 

COLUMN DESIGN NUMBERClassic Stone Custom

COLUMN DESIGN:  Classic Stone (Textured) FRP columns.  Scamozzi capitals and Ionic (Attic) base moldings / plinths.

COLUMN MATERIAL:  Classic Stone (Pre-Finished Textured)

COLUMN SIZE:  14″ x 12′

PROJECT LOCATION:  Goldsboro, North Carolina

PROJECT COMMENTS:  The Wayne County Veteran’s Memorial in Goldsboro, North Carolina features (20) of Chadsworth’s pre-finished, textured Classic Stone columns.  The columns are round, plain and tapered with Scamozzi capitals and Attic bases.

 

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