Door head

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Door head

The uppermost member of a door frame; a horizontal projection above a door.

door head

door head, doorjamb
door head, England (15th cent.)
1. The uppermost member of a doorframe.
2. A horizontal projection above a door.
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The former will almost certainly be accompanied by sloping internal door heads whilst the latter means the ceiling beneath will be heading for renewal.
Components such as supporting pillars, door heads and roof structures are built in a climate- controlled factory, away from the construction site, and transported to the actual site for assembling.
A lightweight single-layered screen was therefore face-fixed to the Vaudoyer building, yielding to the existing architectural detail by being cut around cornices and door heads, while a more solid screen envelopes Lahalle's building, including the three-tier mansard rood.