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Catalan to English Architecture Translation Glossary

Catalan term English translation
a quatre vents facing the four compass/cardinal points/directions / Detached house
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
a redans with crowsteps/corbiesteps / stepped boulevard
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
aranya de cristall (architectural feature) crystal chandelier
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
articular join/connect/link
Entered by: Comunican
bandes llombardes pilaster strips
bestorre open tower, half tower
Entered by: David Russell
carilló (del Palau de la Generalitat) Carillon (Bells played via a keyboard)
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
Casa de la vila town hall
Cintell base platform
coberta a dos/dues aigües gable(d) roof/pitched roof
creu de volta groined/ribbed vault
Entered by: Maria Rosich Andreu
de forma encreuada cross [lighting and ventilation]
Entered by: liz askew
edificis pantalla solid wall of tower blocks
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
encoixinada blanca white cushion-shaped (stone)
encoixinat cladding, mulch, (see context)
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
filacteris phylacteries
forjat beam-and-slab floor
Entered by: Etienne Wallace
garites lookout turrets
monocordons mono-strands
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
nervi rib
Obra pròpia Own design
Panteó arc-cova (arched) burial vault
pas de ròtula act as a hinge
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
pati d'escala stairwell
pati de veïns inner patio
pedra posttesada post-tensioned stone
Entered by: maryblack
reforçar (this context) emphasize, draw attention to, ...
Entered by: Heathcliff
retranquejat recessed
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
revoltons ceràmics Catalan vault bricks/ceramic filler blocks
sala de confiança a room for close friends of the family
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
sala de visites reception room
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
semideprimit in a shallow cutting
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
tantejar weigh up/consider/tentatively consider
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
tornapuntat diagonally braced
Entered by: Etienne Wallace
volta de creueria estrellada stellar vault / star-shaped groined vault
Entered by: Berni Armstrong
voltes (architecture) arch, vault
Entered by: Maria Rosich Andreu
volum prismatic cec enclosed prismatic volume
Entered by: Berni Armstrong

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