How to use Facades in a sentence
The design of these facades is very striking and unlike that of any other building in the world.
Some of the houses have traces of paintings on their facades.
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.
A wealth of earlier building history is hidden beneath Georgian facades.
Even his classical facades, to a purist, showed inattention to detail.Advertisement
The richest ornamentation was applied to the arches and string courses, while plaques of sculpture, roundels and coats of arms adorned the facades.
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.
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.
Its streets are for the most part narrow and irregular, and contain many old houses with overhanging upper storeys and richly and curiously adorned wooden facades.
The facades are simple, without galleries, having only pilasters projecting from the wall, and are also alternately black and white.Advertisement
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.
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 buildings resemble each other in the arrangement of their rooms, and their elaborately ornamented facades face inwards upon the court.Advertisement
Each of the facades of the three tower blocks has custom individually addressable surface mounted single color LED beacons mounted vertically on the facades.
The Market Place has interesting shops, many with original Georgian facades, and large areas of free parking with original cobblestones.
The town is worth a visit in its own right, with its charming cottages of Cotswold stone and Georgian facades.
The trend toward glazed facades illustrated the importance of good design.
The Treasury, made famous by that film, is just one of the many elaborate carved facades.Advertisement
This was carried out in a simple, robust, modern manner to reflect the treatment of the retained facades.
Louvreddition to double glazing, the east and west facades feature panels of motorized louvers which automatically control solar energy ingress.
Today, Dawson lives in the memory of its golden days. The place still has wooden sidewalks, unpaved roads and Western building facades.
It is a town to which many builders have contributed, from the medieval stonemasons to the craftsmen that created the splendid Georgian facades.
That they represent the Persepolis captured and partly destroyed by Alexander the Great has been beyond dispute at least since the time of Pietro della Valle.2 Behind Takhti Jamshid are three sepulchres hewn out of the rock in the hillside, the facades, one of which is incomplete, being richly ornamented with reliefs.Advertisement
The two main facades, those towards the sea and the piazzetta, consist of a repetition of the same design, that which was begun in the early years of the 14th century.
Giorgio, consecrated in 1135, when the Romanesque lower part of the main faÃ§ade and the side facades were completed.
My current Venetian series draws from fading palatial facades, stenciled door numbers and redundant markings on the walls of ancient workspaces.
The team's efforts are aided by the presence of year-round decorations hidden against the facades of the building.
Scary supplies range from creature teeth, Halloween music, and creepy changing pictures to facades and large props.
The facades presented continuous colonnades on each floor with semicircular high stilted arches, leaving a very small amount of wall space.
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.
Both facades have been recently restored, and the effect of them not altogether improved by modern mosaics.
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.
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.
The main architectural features of Genoa are its medieval churches, with striped facades of black and white marble, and its magnificent 16th-century palaces.
This can result in hybrid buildings where traditional facades of arches and domes are grafted onto modern high-rises.
These lanes have kept their integrity with authentic crumbled facades and darkened corners, where little pubs serve mulled wine on chilly nights.