curtain wall


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curtain wall

n.
1. An outer or enclosing wall, especially one connecting two towers or turrets, as in a medieval fortification.
2. A nonbearing wall, often of glass and steel, fixed to the outside of a building and serving especially as cladding.

curtain wall

n
1. (Architecture) a non-load-bearing external wall attached to a framed structure, often one that is prefabricated
2. (Fortifications) a low wall outside the outer wall of a castle, serving as a first line of defence

cur′tain wall`


n.
(in a framed building) an exterior wall having no structural function.
[1850–55]
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Soon after, he lowered the curtain walls, tying them securely to the trees so that, except for a little opening toward the beach, they were entirely enclosed.
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Memari presents this report prepared by the Committee on Curtain Wall Systems on the architectural technique of curtain walls, written for industry professionals with relevant interest but little experience in this specialized niche.
HK) is glad to announce that it has won a bid for the Marina South project with a contract value of RMB744 million, which is the highest bid price for a curtain wall project in the Singaporean history of architecture.
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A sliding Blast Freezer Curtain Wall from Zoneworks, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, offers a light, safe and affordable airflow and thermal barrier for blast freezer cells.
Curtain wall specialist Aluminium Manufacturing Co (Alumaco) continues its successful run, piling up ongoing projects worth SR150 million ($39.
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