facade

  1. the face or front of a building
  2. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

FAÇADE

The face or front of a building. California mission façades could be simple and completely unadorned (e.g. San Miguel) or more elaborate, as here at Mission San Carlos de Borromeo (Carmel).

facade

[n] - a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant 2. [n] - the face or front of a building
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facade

In architecture, the front or principal face of a building. ...
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Façade

A façade is the face or exterior of a building; more specifically, the front of a building that faces the street. The façade is often decorative if designed by an architect.
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facade

The facade of a building is generally the front, and it implies a certain amount of design and decorative features.
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Facade

front or face of a building, usually implies an architectural treatment. A nice way to think of it is as a business card which the building presents to passers by.
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Façade

The front of a building, and any other sides of a building when they are emphasised architecturally. A façade usually accentuates the entrance to a building and prepares the visitor for the architectural style to be found inside.
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Façade

Fa`çade' (fȧ`sȧd' or fȧ`sād') noun [ French, from Italian facciata , from faccia face, Latin facies . See Face .] (Architecture) The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus...
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facade

window dressing noun a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
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facade

frontage noun the face or front of a building
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Facade

• (n.) The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.
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façade

(from the article `architecture, Western`) ...became the basis of most of the architecture of the Western world in the 17th century. A northern Italian, Maderno worked most of his life in Rome ... ...very elaborate (one of the exceptions is Saint-Pierre in Caen [1518–45], which has pendant bosses). But the development of window tra...
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Façade

(from the article `Walton, Sir William`) ...Sitwell brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, by whom he was virtually adopted, and he spent most of the next decade traveling with them or living ...
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Facade

[entertainment] UTAR Panorama Source: self-made Author : Jimmy Tan ...
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Facade

In architecture, the facade is the front (face or elevation) of a building; especially the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.
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FAÇADE

The front of a building. Frequently, in architectural terms an artificial or decorative effort.
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facade

facade (fusäd') , exterior face or wall of a building. The term implies ordered placement of its openings and other features and thus seems inapplicable to a wall without design. Any freestanding structure may have four or more facades, designated by their orientation (e.g., north facade); ...
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facade

In architecture, a term used to refer to the front exterior of a building. Also, other exterior sides when they are emphasized.
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Facade

[disambiguation] Façade or facade can mean the following: ...
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Façade

[entertainment] Façade is a series of poems by Edith Sitwell, best known as part of Façade – An Entertainment in which the poems are recited over an instrumental accompaniment by William Walton. The poems and the music exist in several versions. Sitwell began to publish some of the Façade poems in 1918, in the literary magazine Wheels....
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Façade

[interactive story] Façade is an artificial-intelligence-based interactive story created by Michael Mateas, Andrew Stern. It was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Slamdance Independent Games Festival and has been exhibited at several international art shows. In 2010, it was included as one of the titles in the book 1001 Video ...
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Facade

A facade or façade (d) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning `frontage` or `face`. In architecture, the facade of a building is often the most important aspect from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. From ...
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Facade

A face of a building, usually the front.
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Façade

The main exterior face of a building, sometimes distinguished from the other faces by elaboration of architectural or ornamental details.
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