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02:17 Jan 9, 2002
Danish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Danish term or phrase:skiftegang
Facadetegningerne angiver omfanget af stenfacaderne samt principperne for skiftegang
The asker has declined this answer Comment: Other term obtained from local building contractor
2 days 14 hrs confidence:
a"skift" is one "layer" of bricks in the wall
Explanation: each layer of brick is a "skift" so "skiftegang" is the common title for the different patterns in laying bricks, either for decorative patterns or for load bearing constructions around door and window openings.
The asker has declined this answer Comment: English term obtained from local building contractor
114 days confidence:
Explanation: Bond Stone
Stone which ties a wall together by extending through the entire thickness.
The context suggest stone walls.
On brickwork bonding see links
1)"The bond is the way in which bricks are arranged in a wall, it is necessary
to prevent the vertical joints in two consecutive courses being positioned directly above one
another, as this weakens the construction."