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The front of a building; what one sees from the street. Sometimes a building is constructed of metal, but the facade is brick or some other attractive treatment. Zoning regulations, subdivision restrictions,and historic district requirements may specify particular building facades.

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He report also offers details on some of the city's least-loved structures: the "sidewalk sheds" that are put up in front of buildings that have facade defects, facade maintenance projects, or where there is an ongoing construction project.
The Middle East is very elaborate and intricate in building construction, and there are a larger number of projects that require specialist input by a certified facade engineer," says Agnes Koltay, Facade consultant and director, Koltay Facades, which typically works on high-rise buildings, large-span glazed roofs and structural glass enclosures.
Windows, Doors and Facades Event, organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa, the organiser of The Big 5, has been created to meet the growing demands of the GCC's $10 billion market, amid rising building construction activities in the Middle East.
This is a segment within the construction industry that deserves the attention of a dedicated exhibition," Ammar Alul, general manager of Schuco Middle East and a key founding member of Windows, Doors and Facades Event, said in a statement.
8220;Far from being purely aesthetic, facades are increasingly used to support sustainable, energy-efficient design and improve worker productivity by regulating the entire building environment,” said Ettouney.
On the facades of the latest buildings, a different concept was used to create abstract frescos.
Etymology, however, not only exposes the semantic kinship of face and facade, but also reveals their less obvious features: namely their facticity and activeness.
But if you are going to complete buildings with sustainable performances, you need to understand and appreciate the environmental performances of a building's facade in advance, before you design, construct and erect and thereafter go through a series of verification exercises which check the "as built" performance.
Geometric patterning relates to site, plan or constructional system; meaning derives from tradition, population, topography; form and facade could both describe or disguise the cultural histories of the inhabitants or activities behind.
Focusing on facades that utilize daylighting, sun control, ventilation systems, and dynamic systems, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted a review of high-performance facades to better understand their capabilities and limitations.
Siena, the place where one might best show the passage from the feudal castellare to the facades of a civic and civilized merchant elite, is only mentioned for a drawing of the late-medieval Palazzo Sansedoni.
These facades generally have the vulnerabilities of sacrificial lambs, but they do not provide such a rich set of data.