oriel window

Slovak translation: arkier

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English term or phrase:oriel window
Slovak translation:arkier

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14:59 Nov 2, 2009
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Additional field(s): Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: oriel window
Definition from Residential design glossary:
A window placed in a projection of an exterior wall of a building is called an oriel window when the wall projection does not extend all the way to the foundation.

Example sentence(s):
  • Oriel windows most commonly appear in homes built in either the Queen Anne or Gothic Revival style of architecture, although they are increasingly common in modern design, and examples of oriels dating back to the 15th century are readily visible in Europe today. wisegeek
  • Much of the charm Atterbury added to the house was in the assortment of windows. On the west end, a two-story copper oriel window, in half-oval shape, lighted both the living room and the master bedroom above it. The New York Times
  • the famous " Maison des Têtes " or " House of Heads "of 1609 with its rich decoration (of 105 masks!), a wonderful oriel window rising two floors high and topped with a balcony, of Renaissance style, on " Rue des Têtes"; Colmar
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arkier
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Arkier



krytý, z troch strán uzavretý výstupok s oknami v priečelí alebo na nároží budovy, spočíva obyčajne na konzolách, zakončený strieškou, vyskytuje sa najmä na gotických a renesančných objektoch
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Definition from Obnova:
Arkier



krytý, z troch strán uzavretý výstupok s oknami v priečelí alebo na nároží budovy, spočíva obyčajne na konzolách, zakončený strieškou, vyskytuje sa najmä na gotických a renesančných objektoch

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  • Arkier je druh previsnutej konštrukcie podobnej nosnej konštrukcii balkóna. Vystupuje na priečelí budovy. Je vytvorený ako uzavretá čať obytného domu, ktorá rozširuje jeho vnútorný priestor. - Wikipedia  
Michal Zugec
Slovakia
Local time: 12:09
Native speaker of: Slovak
PRO pts in category: 8

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