perforated wall

pierced wall, perforated wall, screen wall

A nonbearing masonry wall in which an ornamental pierced effect is achieved by alternating rectangular or shaped blocks with open spaces.
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Low, bright sunlight throws the area into stark relief and creates long shadows of the ruin's perforated wall. Creepy sure, but arresting too.
The electrons in these "sandwiches" (they are called "Josephson junctions") are able to tunnel from one layer of a superconductor to another, passing through the dielectric like balls passing through a perforated wall.
These experiments were done to identify the effectiveness of using perorated wall relative to solid wall in force reduction as construction of perforated wall is less expensive than solid wall.
Sarasota Magazine's office is just a few blocks away, so we'd been following the Spencer House's progress closely and were itching to venture beyond that long, low perforated wall along Prospect Street to see what all the fuss was about.
Only an artist in deep relationship with his medium can give a solid metal slab an illusion of weightlessness as Amin has achieved in the twin works Perforated Wall 1 and 2.
Typically, these involve pumping a water-and-fenofluid mixture through a channel, while magnets outside the channel direct the flow of the ferrofluid, perhaps diverting it down a side channel or pulling it through a perforated wall.
The product inside the vessel is collected inside the perforated inner wall, and when steam enters the vessel, it is evenly distributed around the perforated wall and enters the product from all sides.
Specific design elements in the new courtyard--its water feature, its clay tile roof, and a perforated wall on the stairway--pay homage to the courtyards of the original building.
The perforated wall breakwater consists of an empty or partially-filled chamber between a perforated front wall and an impermeable rear wall.
John Bock succeeded in charming with a hidey-hole perforated wall that partially concealed the artists and his mess, but his interactive gambit, which included having your arm decorated with colorful doodads when you stuck it into a mural orifice, resembled a concession more than a happening.
The perforated wall, and the secret garden, shape and structure a new urban topography out of various extruded, sunken and projecting volumes.
The perforated wall still retains its function as a major bearing structure.