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What cultures, religions, civilizations, utilized hexagon- and beehive-inspired architecture?

Asked by Yellowdog (6037points) July 19th, 2018

Islam, Egypt, and Mormons have a utilized the hexagon. If you are aware of any others, or examples of these, please give some .

My engine searches mostly seem to give modern or contemporary examples.

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(architecture [F., fr. L. architectura.])
The Greeks used three orders of style, the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, to which the Romans added the Tuscan and the Composite. Later the French came up with Gothic style which usually incorporated the old styles.
More can be learned on this subject by viewing the PBS program “The Western Tradition.”

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