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balustrade

an ornamental rail or coping with its supporting set of balusters
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Balustrade

An entire railing system, as along the edge of a balcony, including a top rail, bottom rail and balusters.
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balustrade

[′bal·ə‚strād]
(building construction)
The railing assembly of a stairway consisting of the handrail, balusters, and usually a bottom rail.
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balustrade

balustrade
An entire railing system (as along the edge of a balcony) including a top rail and its balusters, and sometimes a bottom rail.
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On the upper footway, sandstone, rose and cream coloured flagstones are being laid and a new 242m long balustrade, with 1,200 balusters, is being installed.
But during his evidence to the court, Mr Robinson said he had only fitted a steel balustrade to the already installed platform back in 2007.
Brid Large seek Planning Permission for removal of existing steel balcony at second and third floors and external balustrade to 4th floor with installation of new useable 5m2 balconies with toughened glass balustrade to existing 2 bedroom residential units at first, second, third and fourth floors to rear of 36 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
Part of that work will involve the removal of the concrete balustrade railings that sit on the roof section of the retail units but the council claims that the balustrades can't be salvaged or re-used.
He said: "The upper-floor balustrade at the front of the balcony has been condemned, awaiting a further structural engineer's report.
The staircase's most striking feature is the balustrade which is inspired by the traditional Arabic patterns.
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