At the entrance door, the curve of Royal Foam Arch can make an elegant, sophisticated and rich accent to your entrance system. Within the home, Royal Foam Arches can still be used as doors or dividers of spaces. To add a designer touch the vertical supports of the Royal Foam Arches can be used as niches to place artwork and highlighted with focus lights. This not only enhances the simple aspect but unity, balance and proportion are upgraded due to the character lent to the simple arch.
In architecture, an arch is a curved object that is utilized to span an opening as well as to support weight from above. The construction of arches is considered to be difficult, due to the fact that an arch is held in its place by the weight of all of its members. The arch has been discovered in numerous different cultures and dates back to as early as Mesopotamia. The Greeks typically used arches for practical purposes, and the Romans later expanded on their ideas designing and building more elaborate arches.
Stone arches are generally used in both stone and brick structures, over door and window openings, for porches, and anything your mind can think of. The arch has been the strongest design known to man since the Roman times. Royal Foam made to your exact specifications to span a door, window, wall panel exterior & interior or driveway. Sometimes arches are applied to the surface between the columns to give the impression they’re all supporting one another.
Arches are everywhere—over doors, porches, windows, and hallways. They were born to serve as a powerful structural tool, allowing rooms to extend without the interruption of any vertical supports or columns. But today they’re more about style than structure. There are different types of arches