Elements of temple design also alluded to the form of the earliest Egyptian buildings.
At the core of Shingon worship are mandalas, diagrams of the spiritual universe, which then began to influence temple design.
There was an explosion of diversity in temple design during the following Early Dynastic Period.
Another change in temple design in this period was a straight as opposed to bent-axis approach to the temple.
Previous Pharaohs had followed the rule that, in temple design, incised relief was used on the exterior walls, where it could cast strong shadows.
The Pantheon is an unusual temple design.
The temple design is slightly larger than most of the LDS temples constructed at the same time.
Last question asked concerned basis of temple designs.
Both renovations were sympathetic with the original winged temple design.
Nevertheless it cannot be described as a standard temple design.