In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Early in the season, when a lot of bare earth is still visible, the brickwork become the focal point of the garden.
- Decorative brickwork with an interlaced pattern covers the exterior.
- The brickwork is laid in Flemish bond with a molded brick water table.
- Homeowners may also decorate by way of variations in thatching patterns, brickwork, or woodworking techniques.
- The room was lit by cylindrical skylights, each placed above an alcove of unplastered brickwork with recessed pointing.
- We recommend that the top triangle of brickwork of the front gable wall be taken down to first floor window head level.
- The design team exposed the existing textures by sandblasting and repointing stone and brickwork.
- The contrast of old brickwork with the crystalline nature of the new structure is a classic Modernist move.
- The mortar has leached, leaving crevices in the red brickwork.
- The Flemish bond brickwork with decoratively glazed headers recalls colonial architectural details.
- In contrast with the facile legibility of the older tower's brickwork, the metal cladding is apparently casually crumpled.
- The smooth red brickwork and fancy white window frames seemed untouched by human hands.
- I indicated the houses with collapsed roofs, broken windows, charred brickwork and dismantled hedges.
- The optimum way of ensuring an unblemished appearance is to keep brickwork clean as walls are being built.
- There is the occasional bit of moiré shimmer in patterns such as brickwork, but it is not obtrusive.
- The sitting room has polished timber flooring and original exposed brickwork on two walls.
- It was considered unsightly, and always covered with either a cement render or a skin of brickwork.
- While plant growth can shorten the life of brickwork, a well-constructed wall should still last for many decades.
- The brickwork is all of one color and laid in Flemish bond.
- An ingenious pattern of brickwork bonding was adopted to ensure satisfactory composite action.
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