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French to English Architecture Translation Glossary

French term English translation
La particularité de la construction réside dans la forme des six arches des deux sauts de ski, situés de part et d'autre the specificity of the building lies in the shape of the six arches and the two sluices on either side
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
faille végétale planting break
Entered by: Helen Shiner
l’économie du catalogue the conventional structure/order/organization of the materials
lignes de forces en présence existing lines of force
rampants cintrés curved/arched raking cornice
un blanc à fort pouvoir couvrant high-opacity white
Entered by: SafeTex
"pièce de jour" vs. "salon" vs. "salle de séjour" living room/lounge/sitting room
"sur un socle d’activités" built over/atop a retail/office pedestal/space
(un perron à deux ) volées droites convergentes two converging sets/flights of straight steps
(un pignon) partie aveugle blind gable
Entered by: B D Finch
a opéré un renversement worked backwards
A.T.C. Arts, Techniques, Civilisations
abside apse
ACMH archtecte en chef de monuments historiques
acteurs stakeholders
Entered by: Helen Shiner
adoucit rounding/bullnosing (of step end)
Entered by: Carol Gullidge
aire d'évolution wheelchair usable playground
ancelle shingle
Ancienne place forte former stronghold / stonghold from very early times
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
antéglise antechurch
appareillage en bossage à rainures rustic work; rusticated masonry; rustication
Entered by: Carol Gullidge
appartement mono-orienté single aspect apartment/flat
Entered by: Sasha Barral
appelle à l'accueil make a welcoming gesture
apposé de façon apparente sur les paliers clearly marked on the landings ...
Entered by: EirTranslations
appuis mouluré à pans coupé moulded (decorated) window ledges with chamfered corners
arc en plein cintre semi-circular arch
Entered by: Carol Gullidge
architecte mandataire commissioned architect
architecte/BE architect/engineer
Entered by: B D Finch
architecture d\'auteur signature architecture
architecture habitée (architectural theory) lived-in architecture
arcs à paraphe intricate arches
armoire colonne built-in recess
Entered by: TREX2
arrêté de classement order approving the listing of protected buildings
Entered by: Angie Taylor
arrêté de péril dangerous building ordinance (order UK)
art rocaille rocaille art
Entered by: suzanneb111
associatif associative [design]
Entered by: Helen Shiner
assommoir murder hole
attention périphérique wider approach
attracteurs draw/pull/lure
au fil de l'eau along the waterside
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
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