fin wall

fin wall

A cavity wall that obtains added strength by connections to a series of equally-spaced piers.
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For a constant level of fin wall perforations or porosity (ratio of perforated area to total area of [beta] = 10%).
The 30-bedroom hotel in Newquay will have a vertical cobalt blue fin wall to create a visual landmark.
Elegant, lightweight glazed enclosures at either end, with an internal stair wrapping around a vertical fin wall, respond without affectation to the delicate profile of the original 1937 building.
An angled fin wall divides the kitchen and breakfast nook from the family room proper without blocking sightlines between the spaces.
Pipe rails high above the glass blocks secure the top of the fin wall to the garage.
The geometry of the theatre will be emphasised by white- rendered fin walls, to reflect the modernist tradition of the hospital and university architecture.
Also increasing in popularity are color washing on the outside of houses to get that two-tone effect and Venetian plaster fin walls.
6/7 boiler pass), as well as repair of the fin walls in the 1st boiler pass the lines 1-3 business flE[micro]tzersteig.
It consists of 2-foot-deep fin walls perpendicular to the existing house walls and set on a full foundation.