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the face or front of a building

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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According to new report available with million insights, the global facade industry is growing exponentially in order to gain more demand, providing numerous opportunities for market players to invest for research and development in the market.
Ramboll's facade team is already working on a mix of pre-contract design and post-contract schemes, as well as site supervision, quality assurance, and quality control service projects.
So not only can the BIM model be used to filter down the product into production, but the AR used on site with the BIM overlay, setting out for the product or facade element, will be achieved more easily and with greater accuracy.
This is the fourth year Team Cleveland has offered facade grants.
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.
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.
The work to replace the facade has been ongoing, and, although the progress is not visible yet, a lot has been done.
Finally, light pollution is not a factor as all the light emitted by the fixture is collected on the facade, no matter which direction the projectors are shooting.
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.
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).
English Heritage's decision not to give Lichfield's Victoria Hospital's surviving facade listed building status because it had "little architectural merit" was branded "short-sighted".
A stimulating discussion on the nature of the facade, at the Royal Academy in London, prompted the thought that the phrase 'skin deep' may be taking on a non-pejorative meaning.