Oversailing


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Oversailing

A process by which an arch, or course of bricks or stone, is made to project over a similar arch or course below; a type of repeated corbeling.

oversailing

A term descriptive of a surface that projects beyond the general face of the wall immediately below. For example, an oversailing course of brickwork projects beyond the general face of a wall; an oversailing gable end is a gable end that overhangs the floor immediately below it.
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Capped by an oversailing roof, this slim, two-storey volume might appear to bring a whiff of Aldo Rossi rationalism to the Deep South, but it also alludes to the region's simple vernacular farm buildings and structures.
The sculptural oversailing roof provides generous shade and protects the permeable facade from the effects of tropical rain.
The oversailing roof is designed to eliminate solar gain in high summer, while generous porches at the east and west ends also help to screen glazing.
The south facade is protected by an oversailing roof, while the west side is shaded by a system of large, fixed brise-soleil.
The form of the building is a simple extrusion constructed with a series of parallel reinforced concrete walls under an oversailing heavy timber roof.
Beyeler's design also grew from the generating gesture of parallel stone walls, although these are capped by an oversailing glass roof and faced internally in white plasterboard.
The grape harvest is received and sorted in a colonnaded courtyard at the east end of the site, where an oversailing roof canopy shades and signposts the entrance to the great vat shed.
Acknowledgements of the early exponents exist in the cantilevered travertine terrace at the entrance, the oversailing roof and slender free-standing columns, floating horizontals and the geometry of the most southerly facade, with its projecting and receding elements.
Glass walls carry an oversailing roof so that from inside there are views over the Burgundian countryside in all directions and an impression of distance.
The innovative Colorcoat roof oversailing both the playing area and the pavilion is cleverly engineered to let in diffused natural light, with an inner lining of white-coated steel to maximize internal reflectivity.