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facade

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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The report found that nearly 90 percent of the facade inspection reports in the most recent five-year filing period were either in good condition, or were in a repair and maintenance program.
This is possible with smart facades that are aesthetically pleasing and functionally efficient," says Alastair Common, technical manager, Schuco Middle East Windows and Facade Systems.
The content will be designed for professionals from the building and construction sector, including architects, facade consultants, facade designers, developers, dealers, distributors, door, facade and window contractors, glass and metal contractors, facility managers as well as investors and wholesalers.
The facade industry is a critical aspect of the construction sector right now, and I think that this event will be a great opportunity for visitors to see and meet the suppliers from the industry.
Our architects have designed a replacement facade that uses porcelain tile to replace the original, failed stone material.
The daylong event will focus on new developments in the growing area of dynamic, or “active,” facades, now widely recognized as an integral component of high-performance building systems.
Finally, light pollution is not a factor as all the light emitted by the fixture is collected on the facade, no matter which direction the projectors are shooting.
If--from the perspective of an encounter--the Face externalizes the depth of the other, then the deceitful self-creation of the mask, a conscious imposition upon the face of an "expression," which supposedly speaks from the inside, but in fact only delivers pretence, amounts to a hypocritical tactics of covering the face with a facade.
The current plan for the SFE is to increase memberships and provide support to facade engineers in the region with proper training and qualifications.
Mr Fabricant said: "David Lammy, the Minister for Culture at the Department of Culture Media & Sport, has written to me to say that the decision not to add the facade of the Victoria Hospital at the Friary in Lichfield to the list of buildings of architectural or historic interest is currently being reconsidered.
Any decision is a decision about facade, and as she pointed out, the way in which Sullivan treated office window reveals, and the way Mies applied vertical mullions for visual effect on the Seagram Tower, suggest a history of ornament or decoration within Modernism more complex than commonly assumed.
The review's primary goal was to explore and define facade performance for California building owners so they could make informed decisions in terms of energy efficiency, ventilation, productivity, and sustainability.