In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The rhythm of its open colonnade is echoed in that of the hall across the court.
- The triangular prismatic columns of the new colonnade restate this quality in geometry that invokes the cathedral's name.
- The old Getty in Malibu had been modelled after a Roman villa, all colonnades and porticos, and the new one, too, is full of Europeanate historical references.
- At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the building was extended by addition of east and west wings linked to the centre by colonnades tracing the path of the old road.
- There is space for sitting at the inner plaza's center and dark, cool shade under colonnades at its edges.
- The rest of the structure is of bamboo: poles 80 to 100 mm in diameter are lashed together with rattan or connected by bolts to form roof trusses and the colonnade.
- One should perceive a bit further in the distance the colonnade forming the peristyle of the temple of Berecynthia.
- The sight lines leading to the colonnade and entablature of the Parliament are left unobstructed.
- Domes of turquoise and eggshell, arches and colonnades, all arranged with effortless rhythm and elegance.
- Buildings are clustered to encourage student/faculty dialogue and are intersected by quaint plazas, terraces, lavender gardens, and colonnades.
- Unsullied nature, however, was to be carefully constructed and framed by the arches, colonnades, and balustrades of a proposed new northwestern highway entrance to the city.
- The reconstruction included the massive ornamental pylons with round balconies, classical columns, and a semicircular colonnade set on piers along the north and south sides
- Entablatures and colonnades are common structural features of basalt.
- It consists of a central block with two small temples forming pavilions, all with grand porticoes and linked by colonnades.
- This screen of timber and steel shades the interiors and forms a colonnade running through the public facilities - exhibition, gallery, function, and cafe - to the new quadrangle.
- There's the Parthenon, built in 446 B.C., with its colonnade of Doric columns extending around the periphery of the entire structure.
- Concrete also stars in a colonnade of poured-in-place columns that runs along three of the courtyard's sides.
- Near the site museum is a row of truncated columns, part of the colonnade of a portico belonging to the forum.
- Park guided viewers through the next gallery with a colonnade of arches made of clear or translucent reinforced vinyl.
- The traditional gallery house had covered spaces that opened to the outside through a colonnade or arcade.
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