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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.

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 guest house features a fully-equipped kitchen complete with dining space and a window seat, a living room with lovely vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace, a large master suite with charming palladian window, two walk-in closets complete with built in units.
By the time art writers got hip to architecture, they realized that their confreres across "the divide" were in the midst of a turf war over whether postmodernism even existed and, if so, whether it necessarily entailed the nostalgic (and often embarrassing) practice of mismatching Mansard roofs with Palladian windows. This battle reached art audiences directly with "Architecture and Limits," a three-part collection of articles organized by architect Bernard Tschumi for Artforum in 1980 and 1981.
Palladian windows, Vignolesque cornices, the classical orders, the Gothic mouldings--these great artistic triumphs become types and patterns for lesser mortals.
Aesthetics were important enough to Lowell, Massachusetts-based Princeton Properties that at one of its holdings, Princeton at Mount Vernon in Andover, Massachusetts, the company actually changed the appearance of the exterior by installing large palladian windows over the entryways to bring in light and to give, says company CEO Andrew Chaban, those "relatively vanilla exteriors some jump and some pizzazz." Chaban adds that it's important to choose the right products to clad the exterior of buildings and that his company, which focuses on buying older buildings and renovating them, won't contemplate buying anything other than a masonry building--wooden exteriors just require too much maintenance in the Northeast.
Loyalist Bishop Charles Inglis described it as the "neatest, best finished church in the province." The simple lines of this "classical Georgian auditory church, of the hall type, [was] designed so the congregation could both hear and see the minister." The current rector described its construction, pointing out distinguishing features such as the eight superb Palladian windows which retain most of their original handmade glass.
The sonnet, like the portrait, correct Latinity, or Palladian windows, is a marker of the new style as it arrived in France, England, and Spain in the early sixteenth century and as its shifting performances continued to arrive already new for successive generations.
Elegance was attained in a formal living room with a hand-carved mantel, a parquetry ceiling and Palladian windows. A kitchen with a breakfast area and room for casual entertaining fulfills the hominess requisite.
It has Palladian windows, dormers, gables and a wrap-around porch.
Grand Palladian windows make this brick/ stone facade amazingly bright inside and out.
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* Palladian windows add light, helping the floor plans feel bigger.
* Hovnanian's townhomes feature dramatic 18-foot ceilings and two-story Palladian windows in the great room and a balcony overlooking the space.