azotea

azotea

1. In Hispanic architecture, a flat roof.
2. An open, elevated terrace, usually located at the back of a house which it adjoins.
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8220;We are proud to be one of the Modern Salon honorees,” said Gary Azotea, President, Remington College Cleveland Campus.
Ayer me comi una sandia, con los pies colgando mientras tu reias desde la azotea, sentada en la orilla, y leias cantando un poema de Jaime que iba: Todos los tuneles que somos nos vamos.
Finalmente, deciden subir a la azotea para esperar la muerte.
Senior citizens find green homes at the Azotea Senior Apartments in Alamagordo, New Mexico.
Facio, La FotoGaleria del Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires: La Azotea, 1990, pp.
By 1973 Orive and Facio had founded Latin America's first photography publishing house, La Azotea.
The professional contacts Orive had established during her travels as a journalist helped La Azotea expand its horizons and fulfill its goal of publishing the best photography from all of Latin America.
As Argentine photography critic Maria Cristina Orive notes in the introduction to a book on Gonzalez Palma's work (published by La Azotea, 1993), this "widespread sepia allows him to turn white into a color, into a symbol of intensity; it is the touch underlining the silence of gazes.
Also, to create a green urban infrastructure, azoteas verdes -- or green roofs -- are sprouting across this sprawling metropolis in an effort to freshen the air.
The most obvious intervention is in the appendix-like Azoteas Pavilion attached to the main cloister, where the building is hollowed out and new floors inserted.
If this is right, the antiquity of azoteas (4-6 sq.