The design of these facades is very striking and unlike that of any other building in the world.
Francesco also have Romanesque facades and the latter and S.
The facades presented continuous colonnades on each floor with semicircular high stilted arches, leaving a very small amount of wall space.
At this point, perhaps out of regard for the remains of Ziani's palace, the work seems to have been arrested for many years, but in 1424 the building was resumed and carried as far as the north-west, or judgment, angle, near St Mark's, thus completing the sea and piazzetta facades as we now see them.
On occasions of festivals or pageants the balconies, the bridges, the boats, and even the facades of the houses, were hung with rich Eastern carpets or patterned textiles in gold and coloured silk.
Both facades have been recently restored, and the effect of them not altogether improved by modern mosaics.
As in Venice, many of the 16th-century palaces in Verona had stuccoed facades, richly decorated with large fresco paintings, often by very able painters.
It contains three churches with 13th century facades in the style of those of Aquila.
It has two facades, one overlooking the Place du Palais and the town, the other, more imposing, facing towards a fine park and the forest, which is chiefly of oak and beech and covers over 36,000 acres.
The facades are frequently adorned with carvings and inscriptions, one of which records the legend of the capture of a siren in 1403, who lived for some time among the people of Edam, but escaped again to the sea.
There are, however, some churches with graceful towers and beautiful facades and a few attractive monuments; among the latter are one standing on the Magellan Plaza (Plaza or Paseo de Magellanes) beside the Pasig, to the memory of Ferdinand Magellan, the discoverer of the islands; and another by A.
The main architectural features of Genoa are its medieval churches, with striped facades of black and white marble, and its magnificent 16th-century palaces.
The facades are simple, without galleries, having only pilasters projecting from the wall, and are also alternately black and white.
The facades of the houses are usually built in courses of brick and stone, and adorned with carvings, sculptures and inscriptions.
Giorgio, consecrated in 1135, when the Romanesque lower part of the main façade and the side facades were completed.
There are a cathedral, the church of St Benedict and other churches, with Romanesque 14th-century facades; the town-hall; and the prefecture, with Romanesque arcades.
Its facades, especially that on the south, exhibit all the richness of the late Gothic style.
The buildings resemble each other in the arrangement of their rooms, and their elaborately ornamented facades face inwards upon the court.
The western scarp of the acropolis has been sculptured into a number of sepulchres imitating wooden houses with pillared facades, some of which have pediment reliefs and inscriptions in Lycian.
The remains consist of the facades of two palaces 400 ft.
The facades of his palaces were in the lower storey only decorated by rustication, of which he made great use, while the upper part was intended to be decorated with frescoes, which (as we have said) have in most cases perished.
After Longhena's date church architecture in Venice declined upon the dubious taste of baroque; the facades of San Moise and of Santa Maria del Giglio are good specimens of this style.