pilotis


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pilotis

(pɪˈlɒtiː)
pl n
a set of posts raising a building up from the ground
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The trademark innovations are all there: rows of vertical pilotis that lift the concrete apartment building off the ground; horizontal bands of windows; panels of bright primary colors to enliven the gray exterior.
Historic England gave the following reasons for their decision to protect the building: "Architectural quality: The deliberately spare, curtain-walled studio block with its concrete frame, supported on pilotis, is a good example of refined modern-movement design of the late-1950s which benefits from careful detailing.
Casi en el punto medio esta uno de los pilotis (columnas) tan caracteristicos del arquitecto y presentes en la villa.
Unlike in the modernist approach, which freed the ground by lifting the building above it on pilotis, in Hadid's projects the ground is first and foremost an artificial landscape integrated into the building itself.
Os edificios, criterio adotado pela CECAP para conjuntos habitacionais em regioes de grande populacao, eram organizados em tres andares sob pilotis, cada bloco com 60 unidades habitacionais.