The new building will have similar elements of its former design, with a mansard roof
and windows and a brick face.
The daredevil method would have been to to use pump jacks on the first two floors and stand in the wood gutters to access the mansard roof
. But to increase efficiency and ensure safety on projects like this one, we have been using pipe staging.
the imposing style of architecture [is] a combination of Gothic and Renaissance, with enriched Mansard roof
, surmounted by a tower ...
A mansard roof
masks the attic, creating a sculptural setting for the colorful tile and crockery roofing materials.
ARCHITECTURE TERMS * Bay window * Cupola * Dormer * Eaves * Fanlight * Foundation * Gables * Gingerbread decorations * Keystones * Mansard roof
* Pediment * Portico * Sidelights * Tower ARCHITECTURE STYLES * Federal (1775-1820) * Greek Revival (1820-1860) * Gothic Revival (1840-1870) * Italianate (1840-1875) * Second Empire (1850-1875) * Queen Anne (1876-1900)
As the Furness and Hewitt partnership practiced a Victorian version of appropriation, incorporating a range of styles and periods into their designs (the Academy's facade combines Gothic arched windows, French academy-inspired reliefs of artists and architects of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and elaborately patterned Philadelphia brickwork--all topped wit h a mansard roof
), it's fitting that Marti, with his contemporary impulse to appropriate, would borrow from them.
It boasted a mansard roof
and an imposing tower that soared 180 feet above the public square bounded by Woodward Avenue on the east, Michigan Avenue on the north, Griswold Street on the west and Fort Street on the south.
The mansard roof
has two pitches, a shallow top and steep side, and the roof overlaps and bears on all the side walls (Fig.
The building's Neo-Gothic architecture is visible for blocks because of its two-story copper mansard roof
decorated with terra cotta gargoyles and eagles.
"A fine example of Italianate design and mid-19th-century mill construction, the brick building rises 3-1/2 stories under a slate mansard roof
," the MHC press release said.
Intellectual New Yorkans Vampire Weekend kick-started their UK tour in fine style, with impeccable versions of Mansard Roof
and Campus but it's the Simon and Garfunkelinspired single Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa which really sticks out above the palm trees.