Boiserie


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Boiserie

Wood paneling decorated with carvings in shallow relief.
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boiserie

Wood paneling on interior walls, usually floor to ceiling; as a rule enriched by carving, gilding, painting, or, rarely, inlaying. Also see paneling, wainscot.
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Not to be outdone, Galerie Steinitz is transporting an entire boiserie made in Paris between 1710 and 1720, which once graced the Rothschild-Sassoon residence in London's Park Lane.
Cette operation, qui avait cible 39 ecoles primaires, 25 colleges et 15 lycees, consiste en la renovation de l'etancheite, de la peinture des classes, de la boiserie, des sanitaires et des cours et aires de recreation.
Free-standing sculptural millwork elements, part of the company's product line, are introduced at the entrance, and a large feature wall, Listone's Boiserie system, encloses hidden speakers and a flat-screen video within its low-relief, contoured surface.
Boiserie entamee, colonnes, murs et planchers fragilises par les infiltrations d'eau de pluie, il offre l'exemple d'une rehabilitation mal concue, bien que les lieux soient, actuellement, occupes par une institution chargee de la gestion et protection des biens culturels.
However, although much rococo boiserie, including whole French panelled rooms ripped out during the Revolution, was installed in English country houses and Scottish (not English) architects began to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, very few French architects were ever invited to work on this side of the Channel.
Through the centuries, the descendants of this family would have prospered and added rooms and upgraded details like boiserie paneling, for example, in whatever the style of the period was, but ever-mindful of the Palladian principles on which the original structure was designed."
Le but de la manifestation, selon les organisateurs, est de promouvoir la boiserie en Algerie, d'encourager la production nationale, de faire des echanges d'experiences et surtout de debattre des problemes des professionnels du metier.
Elle est composee d'une cour centrale entouree de galeries supportees par des colonnes de marbre aux futs torsades, faience, stucs, jet d'eau, boiserie et hammam.