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rotunda

a building or room having a circular plan, esp one that has a dome

Rotunda

A building that is round both inside and outside, usually covered with a dome.

Rotunda

 

a centric construction circular in plan and usually domed. Often there are columns along the perimeter of a rotunda. Greek tholoi, some Roman temples (such as the Pantheon) and mausoleums, baptisteries, and some churches (mainly in the Romanesque, Renaissance, and classicistic styles) are in the form of rotundas. Since the 18th century park pavilions have been constructed as rotundas.

rotunda

1. A circular building, especially one with a dome.
2. A circular hall in a large building, esp. one covered by a cupola.
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It stated the Rotunda issued "misleading" information leaflets about postmortem examinations.
Add to all these the caretaker, the caretaker's daughters, the maintenance man, the brickies and the architects who have brought the Rotunda back to life, and you have general gist.
Alvin Holmes (D-Montgomery) suggested that the judicial building's rotunda would look even better if it also had a monument to honor Dr.
So an awning of wisteria, jasmine, clematis and ivy is gradually growing over the open space, ameliorating the noise and fumes of the traffic, and making the rotunda seem as if it is growing from a green hill.
Emma Jensen, centre manager of Rotunda, added: "This is a desperately needed service at a time when peoples' problems are increasing and their options to get help and support are decreasing.
The same goes for their Rotunda publicity material.
It is no surprise then that the Rotunda was named the Liverpool Sports Council's Club of the Year in 2005 or that its gym on Lambeth Road in Kirkdale is going to be both extended and modernised in a major rebuilding programme beginning in January.
From the datum of the main staircase head, one is then confronted with the super-transparency of the white entrance rotunda and the vistas through its huge opening glass walls into the greatest place in the complex - the museum courtyard (p42).
A work-in-progress since 1985, when the City of Oakland donated the site to the federal government, the classical style structure of beige and white limestone, designed by Kaplan/McLaughlin-/Diaz, features a 75-foot-high glazed circular rotunda at the base and a sky bridge linking the 18-story twin towers.
Rotunda is a community led centre for formal and informal learning for all ages, started in 1986.
As per the report, Rotunda Capital Partners (Rotunda Capital), a lower-middle-market private equity investment firm announced that it has taken over a majority stake in Amware Logistics Services (Amware), a premier provider of value-added, quality-driven, third-party warehousing and fulfillment solutions.