Palladian window

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Pal•la′di•an win′dow

(pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-)
a window in the form of a central arch with a narrower flat-headed compartment on either side.
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The guest house features a fully-equipped kitchen complete with dining space and a window seat, a living room with lovely vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace, a large master suite with charming palladian window, two walk-in closets complete with built in units.
The front exterior of John Cannon's Camira in The Lake Club boasts a Juliet balcony and iron work on a Palladian window atop the front door.
There are as many forms of the Serliana as there are names for it, such as Venetian or Palladian window. His illustration of Giulio Romano's Leo X shows one type, in which, as in Diocletian's Palace at Split, a continuous entablature spans the three openings, but bends upwards in an arch in the centre.
A palladian window added above the cabinet provides natural light for the dining room--and a perfect spot for a recessed light to illuminate the cabinets.
A Palladian window and bold columns add classic architectural interest.
"Architectural design features elegant Victorian period details, such as steeply pitched turned gables, rich fenestration, and balcony detail, jogged facades and gracious double French breezeway entrances accented with transom and Palladian window treatments," states W.
Education Director Jan Barlow brought visitors to the third-floor balcony with a large Palladian window overlooking the vaulted Great Hall, which she uses as a classroom for young children.
On first glance, the Phillips House's open portico, arched entryway, Palladian window and delicately decorated window caps appear to be all of a piece, but closer examination reveals a more complicated tale preserved in the building's fabric and collections, a tale that Historic New England will now begin to unravel and interpret to the public.
Sloped ceilings in the master suite are emphasized by a Palladian window; a private bath will pamper and soothe.
Black, sooty footprints were still visible on the front porch, and vinyl siding around the front door and the outside of the large Palladian window on the second floor were warped from the heat of the fire the night before.
Pei Partnership, who had been responsible for a recently opened building for the Portland Museum in Maine, suggested a building whose dominant feature was a classical rotunda at the corner of the building on Trafalgar Square; Colquhoun and Miller, who had designed sensitive and reticent new galleries for the Whitechapel Art Gallery, proposed a form of 1930s classicism, highly rectilinear, but with a version of a Palladian window set into the facade.
But the enormous Palladian window in the front facade, flanked by giant purple and gold metallic palm trees, is delightful in its self-aware playfulness.