spandrel wall

spandrel wall

[′span·drəl ‚wȯl]
(building construction)
A wall on the outer surface of a vault to fill the spandrels.

spandrel wall

A wall built on the extrados of an arch, filling the spandrels. See also: screen wall

spandrel wall

1. A wall built on the extrados of an arch, filling in the spandrels.
2. That portion of a skeleton wall above the head of a window or door.
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1 (269 ft) (estimated) Overall Spandrel Wall U-Factor, Btu/h [ft.
The stone parapet and spandrel wall also requires extensive repair.
Application ref: R/2013/0288/LB Validation Date: April 25 Address: Saltburn Viaduct off Marske Mill Lane Proposal: Listed building consent for repair works to open joints, spandrel wall fractures (spans five and six) and pier legs (piers four, five and six); brickwork replacement; additional repointing and brickwork replacement to other areas as identified during approved works.
The metal spandrel wall has an overall U-factor of 0.
4-kilowatt AC PV facade curtain wall, which integrates solar cells into some of the spandrel wall glass sections of the building.
28 m2 reinforced concrete spandrel wall panels in partial areas Cancel
The ancient monument has suffered damage to the stone parapet, spandrel wall and central pier, and has been closed off to traf-fic as emergency repairs will be needed.
So the application is for brickwork replacement to the viaduct, including the repair of open joints, spandrel wall fractures on two spans and on three of the pier legs.
The Downstream Spandrel Wall Is To Be Clad With Masonry Extending Up To Form The New Parapet.
Phase I includes immediate repairs on the upper southwest corner to replace the post-tension cable end, concrete repairs, and replacement of 30-lineal feet of the spandrel wall.
These elements include, for example, sidewalks, curbs, medians, retaining walls, wing walls (attached to abutments), head walls (in culverts), web walls, spandrel walls, and crash walls.
Floods in November, 2000, swept away about 30 metres of parapets and spandrel walls of the ancient Packhorse Bridge in Caergwrle, Flintshire.