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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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Cuando, dentro de unos cuantos anos, el proyecto de Gaudi llegue a su culminacion, la persona que entre en la basilica por la puerta principal, por la fachada de la Gloria, tendra ante ella unas escalinatas que le llevaran a una construccion de dos elementos: un grandioso portico exterior y una fachada que solo sera visible desde el mismo portico.