Definition of 'facade'

facade

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1. figuratively A deceptive outward appearance.

2. The face of a building, especially the front.

3. figuratively A deceptive outward appearance.

Examples

1. All die bunkers are still there and they built the facade of the house.

2. And why would you need windows on the street when the entire rear facade is glass?

3. The grand facade at the north of the square is worth a warming visit, too.

4. The house spans three floors and is flooded with light, thanks to an enormous glass facade.

5. While your efforts were successful, maintaining this facade has restricted you more than you expected.

6. He craves legitimacy, which is why he maintains the facade of democracy.

7. Years of neglect mean some parts of the buildings' facade crumble in the hand.

8. Meanwhile, the building of the facade had run into difficulties.

9. If we can manage to save the framework of the building and the facade it gives you hope that the thing could be rebuilt.

10. The architects now plan to erect a glass facade at the back, uniting the three homes but preserving the original brickwork.

11. This grand arena was originally built to hold more than 50,000 and many of the original outer walls and facade still stand tall today.

12. And the winner was... a new building given a facade that looked just like the old one, except not so good.

13. With a jaunty blue and white facade, and just the right amount of maritime touches in the decor, this is an irresistible coastal home.

14. All windows are triple glazed, and the south-facing facade has large glass sections that let in daylight and keep the need for artificial light to a minimum.

15. By tapering the roof around the bedrooms and angling the front facade of the house, you maximise space on the ground floor, where you need it most.

16. It has a classical front façade but is pretty from any angle.

17. There are also subtle aesthetic touches, such as the pattern on the metalwork on the façade of the building.

18. A typical example is a close-up view of the façade of a building.

19. The façade of the building, although elegant, does not reflect the luxury within.

20. The main façade has, surprisingly, no marble facing.

21. ‘There will also be a substantial increase in office space and the front facade of the building is to undergo a total makeover.’

22. ‘The building facades facing the courtyard were to be cleaned and restored; a new glazed roof would cover the courtyard.’

23. ‘The neighborhoods built during colonial times have narrow streets with continuous building facades that converge on central plazas.’

24. ‘Property owners could then consider this colour scheme when they repaint their shop fronts and building facades.’

25. ‘The building was stripped down to its bones and the facade onto New Bond Street restored.’

26. ‘Twin arched picture windows bisect the front facade and an outside staircase leads to the first floor.’

27. ‘Twenty-five years ago glass facades to buildings were regarded as architecturally passé and ecologically irresponsible.’

28. ‘An almost unbroken wall of split-face concrete block wraps around the two street facades, shutting out traffic noise.’

29. ‘To this day, ceramic tiles are still used to cover and ornament the facades of buildings, as they are both durable and relatively cheap to produce.’

30. ‘His design retains the north and south brick facades of the old building and inserts the new structure of six main floors and three mezzanines within them.’

31. ‘The design of the building facades illustrates the approach we took toward construction cost control.’

32. ‘Building facades are finished with different materials depending on the degree of exposure to the sun.’

33. ‘The building's various facades reflect both its historic roots and its modern purpose.’

34. ‘He also uplit the upper facades of the building to accentuate the tower's verticality.’

35. ‘The east facade of the building reflects the abstract modernism of the Marina District.’

36. ‘Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.’

37. ‘Many of these businesses were simply older buildings updated with stucco facades and other Spanish flourishes.’

38. ‘Vents in the building's north and south facades allow outside air to flow through the building without requiring fans or other mechanical systems.’

39. ‘We wanted to introduce variety in the appearance and more moulding to the facades than normal because it was a covered arcade.’

40. ‘In a unified facade, a good fake can be the best solution, which is possibly the solution for part of South Bridge.’

41. ‘Once you realise the closeness of the overlap between the two organisations, the facade appears paper thin.’

42. ‘The myriad fences and neo-Georgian facades make the university appear to be the ultimate asylum from violence of all types.’

43. ‘It's the Tokyo Dome, in the capital of a country known for its public facade of reserve and gentility.’

44. ‘But even the powerful Hollywood studios couldn't maintain the flawless facade forever.’

45. ‘He adored the theatre, the ballet, and in fact he remained a man of masks, facades, glamour and high drama all his life.’

46. ‘If people know that you care bout them and that it's not fake or a facade, then you have more chance of getting things done.’

47. ‘Looking beyond the facade of confidence, he is able to reveal the loneliness and longings in their lives.’

48. ‘However, in practical terms the private and public spheres are habitually not detached and the outward signs of statehood are often facades hiding the real workings of the system.’

49. ‘There is a painful contradiction between what is in my head and the facade I adopt for the public, my friends and family.’

50. ‘She was behind a mask of facades, and at the moment, so was I.’

51. ‘Little post-construction data is available to demonstrate how well double-skin facades work in conserving energy.’

52. ‘We sat back down at the table, with our fake facades still plastered amongst our faces.’

53. ‘Camille smiled at the small boy shyness that had replaced the confident facade.’

54. ‘But behind his flawless English facade is a Celtic streak which has fuelled his career.’

55. ‘In a way it's a story of letting go of expectations and pretense, of breaking down facades and accepting what's beneath as beautiful.’

56. ‘He said though living as a Christian at home was crucial, it could be challenging, even harder than in public, where it was easier to put on facades.’

57. ‘They hide behind some facade of respectability but I rest in absolute confidence that their time is next!’

58. the facade of the building was beautiful

Other users have misspelling facade as:

1. vakada 5.9%

2. focado 3.44%

3. fachada 2.21%

4. Other 88.45%

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