Grillwork


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Grillwork

Materials arranged with voids to function as, or with the appearance of, a grille.
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grillwork

Material which functions as, or has the appearance of, a grille.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(72) While Thurston focuses on the icon of Christ, which was only partially visible behind an elaborate silver cover, he does note the "multitude of other relics enshrined there." (73) Pilgrims would have had limited direct access to the Sancta Sanctorum due to the private nature of the chapel bur would have been able to view the altar containing the relics and the icon of Christ through the grillwork located at the top of the Scala Santa.
Alas, could all this charming ribbonry and grillwork wrought of silver and gold be nothing but straw?
There were no doors, no convent cells, no grillwork, no crucifixes, not an altar in sight in this profoundly religious work.
The choice of views seems arbitrary at first glance, but it turns out to provide a sort of catalogue of architectural forms and structures in both foreground and background that offer themselves to the viewer as variations on the theme of similitude: Steps, grillwork, guardrail supports, pillars, and surfaces devolve into increasingly abstract vertical and horizontal patterns.
Three years ago, in a cafe near Harvard Yard, Lucy Nusseibeh, MEND's founder, dismantled for me the grillwork of obscurity that surrounds Palestinian nonviolence activists.
Grief was the grillwork the emotional grid--through which George Hawkins sifted and sorted events, simplified a world so overrich in sense it outstripped him.
They all had casement windows that opened onto a window ledge balcony protected by iron grillwork. So ninitos liked to sit in the windows and watch people on the street.
The 'Mulberry Mansions' project is set to be built using first grade construction materials, including terracotta roof tiles, limestone walls and piers, wrought iron balcony grillwork, wooden trellises, vinyl-clad French doors and dormer window units with decorative accent elements.
Grillwork, rather than solid wall partitions, facilitates air movement through the stalls.
Lee, "we wanted to stay away from grillwork which can appear dated," so they are arranged "to minimize the appearance while providing all of the ventilation required."
Morsilli, a vice president at Maguire, said the limitations of the irregularly shaped lot and the design features such as ornamental grillwork added to the cost.