mission tile

mission tile

A clay roofing tile, approximately semicylindrical in shape; laid in courses with the units having their convex side alternating up and down. See also: Tile

mission tile

mission tile
1. A red-clay roofing tile, approximately semicylindrical in shape; laid in courses, with adjacent tiles having their convex side alternately up and down; also called Spanish tile. 2. Same as pantile, 2.
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FLOOR TILE Kismet Tile | WALL TILE Mission Tile West | FAUCET Kohler 40.
A red concrete mission tile roof crowns the facility.
Above the entablature is an attic, capped in a red clay, mission tile roof with carved bracket rafter ends.
Other proposals for the site featured typical southwestern designs with mission tile roofs, a look that clashes with the art deco style of Phoenix's new downtown.
Enterprise (210/490-8754); Mission Tile West (626/799-4595); Studio ALA (www.studioala.com); Tree Street Design (650/879-9027)
Inset tile, an oak tree by Laguna Studio for Mission Tile, embellishes the chimney.

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