false window


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false window

The representation of a window that is inserted in a facade to complete a series of windows or to give the appearance of symmetry. See also: Chicago window

blank window, blind window, false window

1. A recess in an external wall, having the external appearance of a window.
2. A window, which has been sealed off but is still visible.

false window, blind window

The representation of a window inserted to complete a series of windows or to give symmetry; a blank window.
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Caption: 10 A false window in Wat Banon, Battambang region, with a pattern of four-petal flowers (central field) and four bands of geometric motifs forming an outer border, visible on the bottom edge and left-hand side.
Cheaper than moving to the country - or even another country these false windows can give you the outlook you've always wanted at a fraction of the cost
Cheaper than moving to the country - or even another country - these false windows can give you the outlook you've always wanted at a fraction of the cost
To quickly adjust the auditorium's temperature, Perlini designed six small air-handling units located 4 m (about 13.1 ft) off the ground and behind large, false windows on the lateral walls near the central courtyard and the Piazza dell'Angelo.
When complete, the stations' facades will feature canopies and false windows, while the interior space will offer kitchenettes, office space and storage space.
According to renderings and presentations before the board, the building on the 1.1-acre site will have sloped roofs and brick exterior walls, gables and residential-style false windows creating the illusion of a second story.
Historical architecture often exploits illusions: symmetry is achieved using false windows, an impression of a particular material through a painted surface, ruins by building them, and so on.
Det Sgt Francis said: We have had door handles wired to the mains and false windows, so that if someone climbed through a window they would be spiked on massive nails.
According to renderings and presentations before the board, the building will have sloped roofs and brick exterior walls, gables and residential-style false windows creating the illusion of a second story.
From the pier, you can see a busy marina (the main boat storage warehouse is cleverly disguised with false windows and shutters), cottages and small businesses.
Outside you can have fun spotting the false windows - behind the glass you can see bricks if you look closely whereas once the glass was painted.