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Chinese to English Architecture Translation Glossary

Chinese term English translation
原顶 Plain ceiling
后罩楼 backside building
Entered by: David Lin
吧台 bar counter
大板 detail drawing
大气 grandiose
工法间 Construction Technology/process showroom
Entered by: Katherine Xuan
不锈钢管廊柱 corridor column made of stainless steel pipe
主体工程 main body (part) of a project
Entered by: albertdeng
七通一平 traffic, electricity, water, drainage, telecommunication, cable TV, coal gas, and natural land consolidation
Entered by: albertdeng
废楼 abandoned buliding
Entered by: Denyce Seow
建筑面积 Gross floor area
Entered by: David Lin
地積比率 plot ratio
冒厅 projecting hall(space)
四阿顶(庑殿顶) Chinese hip(ped) roof
祠庙堂所 Temples and Ancestral Hall
端景台 display end table
立面 Facade
结构竣工图 as-built structural drawing
热泵 heat pump
Entered by: albertdeng
规地证 Construction Land Planning Permit
设计思路 "design ideas" or "thoughts of design"
ȹ¥ wing
门景 Scenic Entry
量體 mass
金十字地带 golden mile
Entered by: Bea Geenen
老户型 old fashioned floor plan
虚拟环境图 artist's impression
Entered by: albertdeng
PCB板 Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB).
Entered by: albertdeng
投资回收期:静态为5年,动态为7年(折现率取30%) payback period: (simple/regular/undiscounted) 5 years, discounted 7 years (discount rate 30%)
Entered by: albertdeng
植物的體驗空間 a space with botanical exposure
概念设计方案 conceptual design scheme
挑空空間 atrium space
户型图 house layout drawing
断点 gaps, breaks
景观设计 Landscape Design

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