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English translation: landscape architecture

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Polish term or phrase:mała architektura
English translation:landscape architecture
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12:11 May 25, 2001
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Polish term or phrase: mała architektura
wall elements, posts, fences, ornaments etc.
makary
Local time: 10:44
Landscape design/landscaping/streetscaping
Explanation:
Landscape design /landscaping /streetscaping /landscape architecture
You can also use the word "fencing" when speaking about fence design.

It seems to me that the best way to translate this expression is to use one of the above. It will be very English and not simply a "kalka" from Polish.

Here are the examples:

Landscape Design
... restriction on both fences and hedges. Hedges ... structures and ornaments that require ... complement
the architecture and landscape ... supported on posts or foundation ...
www.westmount.org/building/fences.htm

The Streetscape
Reinforce the positive aspects of the
landscape setting defined in the
character area and streetscape using
design components that contribute to
the existing visual setting.
All landscaping elements that extend
above ground level, such as rock
gardens, and hedges, should be set
back one metre from the sidewalk.
Retaining walls, fences and hedges at
the corners of streets or lanes must be
located behind the building line at a
height that will not obstruct views of
traffic.
http://www.westmount.org/building/fences.htm

... curved redwood railing ornaments a semi ... extend between posts and support the ... Redwood Landscape Architecture. This features ... trellises, gazebos, fences and other ...
www.calredwood.org/ref/releases/railings/railings.htm

... discipline of landscape architecture in America. Shurcliff ... features or ornaments in Williamsburg's ... and picket fences were typical for ... need of posts. This was ...
63.111.53.150/Almanack/life/garden/garintro.htm

See also
http://www.pineloch.houston.tx.us/pca_info/arcguide.html
It can be useful in finding proper terminology.



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Natalie
Poland
Local time: 10:44
Grading comment
That was very helpful. Thanks a lot.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +1street furniture
PiotrekAnd
na +1architectural details, architectural elementsKamil
naLandscape design/landscaping/streetscaping
Natalie
na -1small architecture
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): -1
small architecture


Explanation:
Numerous hits on google.com


    zzz
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 11:44
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
Grading comment
numerous small architecture companies...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Marcelina Haftka: Suffice to check "mała architektura" and "small architecture" images on google.com - it is NOT the same.
3353 days
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Comment: numerous small architecture companies...

1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
architectural details, architectural elements


Explanation:
These two phrases could be used to render the meaning of "mała architektura" in English


    own experience
Kamil
Local time: 10:44

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Piotr Łazorko: ok
5987 days
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14 hrs
Landscape design/landscaping/streetscaping


Explanation:
Landscape design /landscaping /streetscaping /landscape architecture
You can also use the word "fencing" when speaking about fence design.

It seems to me that the best way to translate this expression is to use one of the above. It will be very English and not simply a "kalka" from Polish.

Here are the examples:

Landscape Design
... restriction on both fences and hedges. Hedges ... structures and ornaments that require ... complement
the architecture and landscape ... supported on posts or foundation ...
www.westmount.org/building/fences.htm

The Streetscape
Reinforce the positive aspects of the
landscape setting defined in the
character area and streetscape using
design components that contribute to
the existing visual setting.
All landscaping elements that extend
above ground level, such as rock
gardens, and hedges, should be set
back one metre from the sidewalk.
Retaining walls, fences and hedges at
the corners of streets or lanes must be
located behind the building line at a
height that will not obstruct views of
traffic.
http://www.westmount.org/building/fences.htm

... curved redwood railing ornaments a semi ... extend between posts and support the ... Redwood Landscape Architecture. This features ... trellises, gazebos, fences and other ...
www.calredwood.org/ref/releases/railings/railings.htm

... discipline of landscape architecture in America. Shurcliff ... features or ornaments in Williamsburg's ... and picket fences were typical for ... need of posts. This was ...
63.111.53.150/Almanack/life/garden/garintro.htm

See also
http://www.pineloch.houston.tx.us/pca_info/arcguide.html
It can be useful in finding proper terminology.





Natalie
Poland
Local time: 10:44
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 30
Grading comment
That was very helpful. Thanks a lot.
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2937 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
street furniture


Explanation:
to jest chyba powszechniejsze, wiki podaje, to jako ekwiwalent polskiej "małej architektury", 688.000 trafień w guglu,
dodaję to z myślą o poszukującej (na prozie) potomności, a nie żeby podważac dotychczasowe ustalenia. pozdrowienia

PiotrekAnd
Poland
Local time: 10:44
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marcelina Haftka
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Changes made by editors
Dec 15, 2010 - Changes made by M.A.B.:
Field (specific)(none) » Construction / Civil Engineering
Sep 26, 2005 - Changes made by Natalie:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO


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