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the face or front of a building

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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He report also offers details on some of the city's least-loved structures: the "sidewalk sheds" that are put up in front of buildings that have facade defects, facade maintenance projects, or where there is an ongoing construction project.
The facade is one of the three biggest functions on any project (along with MEP and super structure) and visually is the most prominent of these on a majority of projects.
The exhibition will open with The Middle East Facades Summit on the theme, 'innovation, efficiency, security and quality control in facade design and engineering', which will feature two keynote speeches delivered by government representatives outlining updates to fire and safety codes and offering insight on sustainability in design.
Running from 18 to 20 September at Dubai World Trade Centre, the event will be positioned as the central meeting place for global manufacturers and distributors of window, door and facade products to network and develop business leads with more than 5,000 buyers of construction products.
The work to replace the facade has been ongoing, and, although the progress is not visible yet, a lot has been done.
helped originate and organize the Metals in Construction magazine 2013 Facades Conference, “Dynamic Facades: Architecture's New Frontier.
Changing the gobo with a new design provides a new image of the facade for different events.
This predisposition of face and facade to act--as revealed by etymology--may come as a surprise: the face--unlike arms, legs or brain--is not (maybe with the exception of lips) fashioned to perform actions, while facade is, by its very nature, a stable and static object.
But if you are going to complete buildings with sustainable performances, you need to understand and appreciate the environmental performances of a building's facade in advance, before you design, construct and erect and thereafter go through a series of verification exercises which check the "as built" performance.
The decommissioned hospital, replaced by the new Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, has been a well-loved part of the city for decades and city folk are keen to save the facade being razed to make way for homes.
Geometric patterning relates to site, plan or constructional system; meaning derives from tradition, population, topography; form and facade could both describe or disguise the cultural histories of the inhabitants or activities behind.
How can media facade concepts translate to LEDs and be useful for business art purposes?
With exterior facades historically viewed as an autonomous building component, there is now a growing interest in designing, analyzing, procuring, and operating a facade as part of a system.
Codussi, Sanmicheli, Sansovino, Giulio Romano, Tibaldi, and Alessi, all brilliant facade designers, do not make even cameo appearances.
A facade is the most lightweight form of a honeypot and usually consists of some type of simulation of an application or service in order to provide the illusion of a victim system.