In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Twenty-five years ago glass facades to buildings were regarded as architecturally passé and ecologically irresponsible.
- We wanted to introduce variety in the appearance and more moulding to the facades than normal because it was a covered arcade.
- His design retains the north and south brick facades of the old building and inserts the new structure of six main floors and three mezzanines within them.
- An almost unbroken wall of split-face concrete block wraps around the two street facades, shutting out traffic noise.
- The building facades facing the courtyard were to be cleaned and restored; a new glazed roof would cover the courtyard.
- In a unified facade, a good fake can be the best solution, which is possibly the solution for part of South Bridge.
- The building's various facades reflect both its historic roots and its modern purpose.
- There will also be a substantial increase in office space and the front facade of the building is to undergo a total makeover.
- The building was stripped down to its bones and the facade onto New Bond Street restored.
- Building facades are finished with different materials depending on the degree of exposure to the sun.
- Twin arched picture windows bisect the front facade and an outside staircase leads to the first floor.
- Vents in the building's north and south facades allow outside air to flow through the building without requiring fans or other mechanical systems.
- The east facade of the building reflects the abstract modernism of the Marina District.
- To this day, ceramic tiles are still used to cover and ornament the facades of buildings, as they are both durable and relatively cheap to produce.
- The design of the building facades illustrates the approach we took toward construction cost control.
- He also uplit the upper facades of the building to accentuate the tower's verticality.
- The neighborhoods built during colonial times have narrow streets with continuous building facades that converge on central plazas.
- Many of these businesses were simply older buildings updated with stucco facades and other Spanish flourishes.
- Property owners could then consider this colour scheme when they repaint their shop fronts and building facades.
- Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.
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- Camille smiled at the small boy shyness that had replaced the confident facade.
- But even the powerful Hollywood studios couldn't maintain the flawless facade forever.
- The myriad fences and neo-Georgian facades make the university appear to be the ultimate asylum from violence of all types.
- They hide behind some facade of respectability but I rest in absolute confidence that their time is next!
- Looking beyond the facade of confidence, he is able to reveal the loneliness and longings in their lives.
- It's the Tokyo Dome, in the capital of a country known for its public facade of reserve and gentility.
- She was behind a mask of facades, and at the moment, so was I.
- However, in practical terms the private and public spheres are habitually not detached and the outward signs of statehood are often facades hiding the real workings of the system.
- Little post-construction data is available to demonstrate how well double-skin facades work in conserving energy.
- Once you realise the closeness of the overlap between the two organisations, the facade appears paper thin.
- But behind his flawless English facade is a Celtic streak which has fuelled his career.
- There is a painful contradiction between what is in my head and the facade I adopt for the public, my friends and family.
- If people know that you care bout them and that it's not fake or a facade, then you have more chance of getting things done.
- We sat back down at the table, with our fake facades still plastered amongst our faces.
- In a way it's a story of letting go of expectations and pretense, of breaking down facades and accepting what's beneath as beautiful.
- He adored the theatre, the ballet, and in fact he remained a man of masks, facades, glamour and high drama all his life.
- He said though living as a Christian at home was crucial, it could be challenging, even harder than in public, where it was easier to put on facades.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.