spandrel


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an approximately triangular surface area between two adjacent arches and the horizontal plane above them

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Spandrel said the discovery shows island chains or landmasses may be continents far from each other at present, but it does not mean they were positioned that way in the past.
Whether we view any particular example of retrofitting as creating a Frankenstein's monster or a beautiful spandrel will depend on the views we hold about the sources of law's authority and disputed matters of interpretive methodology.
There are also at least two ways in which Beall's approach, as set out in Spandrels of Truth, might be unsatisfying, both of which he explicitly acknowledges.
Spandrel will be able to solicit property management business from Stribling's high-end brokers, said Ian Levine, Spandrel's president, who is also COO and CFO of RAL.
The exterior will include aluminum window wall systems with energy efficient Low-E glass and spandrel glass.
Each must have originated as a nonadaptive spandrel, since the human brain achieved its present size and structure tens of thousands of years prior to literacy.
The stripped rational aesthetic of the buildings has been described by the architect as 'stately', and will incorporate a fine grey Danish brick, punctuated with a regular pattern of large openings with aluminium sliding doors and balconies, or windows with solid spandrel panels beneath.
Second, a spandrel glass line has been incorporated into the company's laminating and insulating capabilities.
Designed for a spandrel (a triangular space between the curve of an arch or two arches).
Peter Handke's new novel envisions a panoramic dreamscape that displays a remarkable sequence of events in the life of an obscure, contentedly self-absorbed pharmacist, who owns a shop in a nondescript town lying in a suburban spandrel near present-day Salzburg.
Now it's time to really warm up your table saw by cutting all the spandrel parts (Photo 7).
The high level of arching has stone spandrel braces infilled with a motif similar to the fifteenth-century parapet of Norwich cathedral's Romanesque tower.
x-gutter, spandrel, sidewalk, as necessary for construction; 2 ea remove existing fire hydrant; 1 ea install std.