Architectural element

Architectural element

Portion of a building or its ornamentation.
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Classic and contemporary fireplaces designed as a wonderful architectural element and great addition to a house transforming interiors into warm andinvitingretreats and calming places for relaxation and rejuvenation.
In touting the attractions of Crystal Bridges, the Post mentions its "new architectural element," the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Bachman Wilson House in Millstone, N.J., which is being moved to the museum grounds.
Further, an architectural element from the most well-known building on the fairgrounds was replicated and repeated throughout the space.
The patios are beautifully constructed with flat rocks that create walls; a gorgeous fireplace with a tile design element keeps you warm on cooler evenings; and polished-wood, free-form tables are an additional architectural element. The food is fabulous and delicious.
The key architectural element for systems planners responding to the altered regulatory environment is to balance marginal business requirements against technical efficacy and cost; for example, zero data loss may be desirable, but solutions are limited to a 40-100km limit, while five minutes of data loss may be less desirable but acceptable, and permit out-of-region recovery.
Hundreds of line drawings and a clear text inform readers about each architectural element of a modern building.
Originally, these were designed as solidframed cupolas, echoing a traditional Maine architectural element. As the need to am costs became apparent, some thought was given to eliminating the cupolas - but the team rejected this option since the cupolas added a distinctive residential touch which was important to creating the environment desired for Cove's Edge.
A cache of fossils recently unearthed in northeastern Newfoundland reveals that some of Earth's earliest large organisms had modular body plans whose main architectural element was a branching, frondlike structure.
As an urban and architectural element Caranda was a success, becoming a physical and social fixture in the tradition of Braga's older covered markets.
The word "daydreaming" was written in yellow Letraset on the narrow glass-brick wall in the gallery's front room--turning this found architectural element into a cover page announcing the exhibition's title.
As in the rhythm of rowing, the repetition of a simple architectural element has the potential to create a sense of movement and generate form.
By carefully researching the situation, we came up with a solution in which we added an architectural element that allowed the building to meet code without compromising the original design intent."

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