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orientation

Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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Among the portraits was one of King George III Little Alice clapped her hands, and seemed pleased with the bluff good-nature of his physiognomy.
Gania--confused, annoyed, furious--took up his portrait, and turned to the prince with a nasty smile on his face.
Sophronia, my dear, what portraits are you showing Twemlow?
They have never been exhibited together before and, as well as being taken from Oriel Kyffin Williams' own collection, there are portraits on loan from national, public and private collections, including the National Portrait Gallery, London's Southbank Centre, National Museum Wales and the National Library of Wales.
The secret portrait was found when it was X-rayed for a display at Montacute House, Somerset, a National Trust property and a regional partner of the National Portrait Gallery.
CASTLEVANIA: PORTRAIT OF RUIN - Three and one half stars
This half-length portrait, The Sick Durer (1471-1528), likely described the painter's illness contracted during travel to the Netherlands in 1520.
The mother will win a luxurious Elegance make-over and portrait print and, as well as all that, a Watch-Me-Grow gift box which includes another four portrait sittings over a 12-month period, with an 8x10ins portrait from each sitting.
USA, street corner and asked them to pose for a portrait bonding yesterday and today into a seamless whole.
Barack Obama's portrait was painted by Kehinde Wiley - an artist best known for his vibrant, largescale paintings of African-Americans.
People who have seen other Kingston Prize exhibitions years ago often recall vivid details of a portrait they spent time with then.
Picasso's Cubist portrait from 1910 of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, the German art dealer and early champion of his work, is among the portraits receiving a first showing in London.