High-tech architecture

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High-tech architecture

A style of architecture where mechanical and electrical building services and structural elements are not only exposed but emphasized by using different colors to indicate their respective functions, which accentuates the machinelike aspects of the building.

High-Tech architecture

A mode of architecture in which the building services are not only revealed, but are emphasized. For example, ducts and pipes may be painted in bright colors to indicate their respective functions. An outstanding example is the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
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Combining high-tech design and manufacturing with an off-road lifestyle has been a mission for Hostile Wheels since the brand's inception in 2012.
New Lab: A high-tech design and prototype center where tenants create products in industries such as biotech, advanced robotics, industrial design, and architecture.
Drawing a proud parallel with the aesthetics and high-tech design of the supreme automobiles from which it takes its inspiration, the C1 Chronograph Gold's trademark octagonal counters gleam richly from the depths of a dial made of deep black carbon fiber - a material prized in car construction for its lightweight, strong and resilient characteristics.
A high-tech design studio and production area is to be built thanks to a grant from round four of the Regional Growth Fund and an Innovation Networks grant from Coventry University Enterprises which were secured with help from the Clearing House.
The Outlander's exceptional IIHS "Top Safety Pick+" rating can be attributed to numerous advanced high-tech design features, particularly to its Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) body(4).
Needless to say, I was dumbstruck and had fallen in love with the clever high-tech design.
8220;The new store presents a compelling, high-tech design to thousands of passing motorists every day, giving a very high exposure to yet another type of building that we've been able to deliver successfully for our clients.
Soliman, the high-tech design and quality manufacturing of Rotair have put them at the forefront of compressor technology.
The high-tech design of the baler enables high productivity via innovative mechanical and electronic components.
The new facility boasts a high-tech design and houses full range amenities for research and development, manufacturing, testing, training and storage of armoured vehicles in a single complex.
While others may take advancement in technology for granted in today's modern age, Andel sees job opportunities and a green future in high-tech design and manufacture.
The new recruits will be scrutinising all manufacturing and business processes to see where the company can improve its efficiency and quality as it moves from its metal working history into its new focus on high-tech design and manufacture of complex electro-mechanical products.