Palladian window


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Palladian window

[pə′lād·ē·ən ′win·dō]
(architecture)
An arched central window with a narrower, square-headed window on each side.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Palladian window

A large window divided in three parts: a central sash that is arched at the top and two sashes on each side of it that are smaller than the central sash; the smaller sashes are rectangular, topped with flat lintels. Compare with three-part window. (See illustration p. 698.)

Venetian window, Palladian window, Diocletian window

A window of large size, characteristic of neoclassic styles, divided by columns or piers resembling pilasters, into three lights, the middle one of which is usually wider than the others, and is sometimes arched.
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The second floor is home to the grand master suite, boasting stunning cathedral ceilings, beautiful Palladian windows, two spacious walk-in closets, and a luxurious, spa-style master bath large enough for bathing, primping, and relaxing.
2), show it matching Batchelder's description and retaining its original roof balustrade as well as its original Palladian window. The only significant exterior change during the house's first 50 years was the enclosure of its entry portico and the replacement of its original flanking entry stairs with a single granite stoop, perhaps as a concession to New England's icy winters.
This modest difference in emphasis played itself out in differences of opinion as to whether or not there should be a Palladian window on the internal wall of the long gallery looking Out over the restaurant onto the street, which the Gallery objected to as it would have admitted too much daylight, and whether or not there should be classical detailing, such as skirting and door surrounds, in the exhibition galleries downstairs.
The gathering room is accented with a cathedral ceiling and a full Palladian window. The dining room is joined to the efficient kitchen.
The projecting central pavilion, Palladian window and pedimented gable set the character of this historic house.
A two-story foyer is enhanced by a Palladian window in the clerestory dormer above.
An elegant Palladian window illuminates the dining area, which opens to the U-shaped kitchen.
Muntin windows, a Palladian window, shutters, flower boxes, siding and a comfortable porch add exterior appeal and down-home charm to this well-designed family farmhouse.
A master suite with French doors and tray ceiling continues the plush ambiance, and the two-story foyer lit by a Palladian window tops it off.
Oversized Palladian windows in the master bedroom suite, a new new white and marble/quartz kitchen with stainless steel appliances; family room with fireplace, skylights and pine ceiling with French doors to deck.
That particular use isn't ideal for the building, Riddleberger said, describing the structureas "grand" and "eloquent." He added there's no immediate plans to close up shop and that there's no urgency to sell the property.<br />The building, situated on a roughly one-acre lot, features 32-foot high ceilings, working fireplaces, and 10-foot high Palladian windows. According to Baltimore Heritage's website, the Chesapeake Gas Co.
The museum creates a symbolic path between containers and casings, from the marble loggias, with their Palladian windows; to the museum rooms; to the display cases and stands; to the jewelry.