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the face or front of a building

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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"Nowadays, the complex geometric facades of contemporary architecture require close collaboration with the facade engineer to assess technical feasibility, even during the early geometry study and modulation design stage."
Thirty-five years ago CAD revolutionised the way we designed aluminium facades. Here was a system that could easily calculate complex structures, angles and profile lengths making cutting, machining and assembly more cost effective.
The one-day conference has 32 industry leaders speaking on topics such as new paradigms in facade design techniques; technology disruptions in the future; high-performance insulation solutions; natural cladding materials; dynamic glass; and other issues.
New York City Department of Buildings published a report mapping the facade conditions of more than 14,000 buildings citywide that are required to periodically submit facade-inspection results to the Department.
According to Common, Schuco is among the largest suppliers of international aluminium systems for facades, doors and windows and counts Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi; Damac by Paramount, Business Bay; Al Fattan Crystal Towers, JBR, Dubai; and Rafal Living, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia among the brand's blue-chip customers.
Dubai is set to host a dedicated three-day trade show for the windows, doors and facades industry from September 18 to 20 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The daylong event will focus on new developments in the growing area of dynamic, or “active,” facades, now widely recognized as an integral component of high-performance building systems.
On the facades of the latest buildings, a different concept was used to create abstract frescos.
Etymology, however, not only exposes the semantic kinship of face and facade, but also reveals their less obvious features: namely their facticity and activeness.
Taking this into account it is no wonder that Dubai is now the headquarters for the regional chapter of the Society of Facade Engineers (SFE).
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.
Peter Burke called Italy a theater culture, a land of facades. Charles Burroughs's study is meant to deepen this observation from the point of view of the architectural historian.
Honeypots can be classified into three primary categories: sacrificial lambs, facades, and instrumented systems.
For A house on a hill is a photograph of the absence of the things it depicts, emblematizing the constitutive absence of photography itself in the deserted, faux New York tenement: the lack not only of New York, its facades, and its faces from the photo's surface, but of any place from any place-photograph, any face from any face-photograph, not to mention any life from the mortuary remains that any photograph is.