Pilotis


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Pilotis

The freestanding columns, posts, or piles that support a building, raising it above an open ground level.
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piloti (pl.pilotis)

One of a number of isolated columns, posts, or piles that support a building, raising it above ground level; the ground floor is open to the exterior.
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Both are small, of around five storeys, with one-storey ancillary buildings housing their cafes and entrance halls, and both are raised on pilotis, the usually floor-height pillars that raised most of Corbusier's buildings from the ground.
Pas redhibitoire pour les touristes du Four Seasons ou du Saint Regis, les deux hotels les plus luxueux de l'ile, ou la nuit peut encore couter beaucoup plus cher.Bora Bora compte moins de 10.000 habitants, mais 826 chambres d'hotels dans 11 hotels, le plus souvent des bungalows sur pilotis ou face a la plage, et les jeunes maries en lune de miel sont l'une des cibles prioritaires des hoteliers.
Method 1 places a pilotis on the ground floor of a building.
In what amounts to a third appeal for materiality, they call for an explanatory framework which also encompasses the work that subjectivity does in relation to very tangible things [such as the dark and labyrinthine spaces produced when concrete tower blocks are lifted up on pilotis (Jacobs, 2006; Lees and Baxter, 2011)].
Shading devices are kept low-tech, and passive ventilation is achieved by raising the bed tower and much of the hotel, rehabilitation center, and residence hall on pilotis.
For example, expensive decorations of spatial settings for Playtime were built applying five principles of modern architecture (pilotis, horizontal window, free fa?ade, open floor plan, roof gardens), which were formulated by Le Corbusier.
Application ref: 12/2175/FUL Date received: September 18 Address: 1 - 225 Kennedy Gardens, Billingham, Stockton On Tees Proposal: Refurbishment of three residential apartment blocks (Nos 1-225) to include external cladding, the infill of the existing ground floor pilotis, the addition of a new storey at tenth floor level, provide new main entrances, communal facilities and the addition of 22 new apartments with associated landscape and infrastructure works.