serpentine wall

serpentine wall

A wall with a plan in the shape of a wavy line with alternating arcs of circles. See also: screen wall

serpentine wall

serpentine wall
A wall that is not straight in plan but follows a sinuous course. Also called a crinkle-crankle.
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The gardens and grounds include a multitude of features, such as the refurbished serpentine wall, as well as gravelled walk ways, lawns and well stocked borders.
Along the sidewalk, an undulating serpentine wall with seating areas further softens the structure and becomes an inviting respite for residents and patients alike.
Recommended for college-level political science, social studies and spirituality holdings alike, THE SERPENTINE WALL is packed with many key, important observations that will appeal to any considering historic and contemporary changing religious relationships.
First Construction Phase: rebuilding old BT 20 - West 519 with unions dismantling facade fiber cement boards, including substructure and mineral fiber insulation to TRGS : - Dismantling and disposal of serpentine wall panels in solid binding, 12 cm MIWO, substructure approximately 985.
Stretching across two acres north of the park's duck pond and next to the DeFazio Bike Bridge, the park-within-a-park will showcase a "Peace Path" surrounded by freshly planted trees and a serpentine wall featuring plaques of all 24 American winners - 21 individuals and three groups - of the Nobel Peace Prize.
We lack a serpentine wall, so we go oh please, can we have something
If the stone pile is the head of the snake effigy, then the scattered surface boulders have either been disturbed after their initial deposition or, may be, an area where the serpentine wall was never completed.
A serpentine wall on which one can sit will wrap around the building.
A serpentine wall with steps, ramps and terraces leading to the upper levels winds around and along the perimeter, undulating up and down like a mini battlement.
Other features include a children's play area near the back fence, a spiral herb garden, and a raised planter that's edged by a serpentine wall of stacked, interlocking concrete segments.
Additions -- the serpentine wall, spiral staircase, Corbusier-like shapes around the stairs -- are designed to be assertive without mimicking older elements.