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cross vault

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He added: "Our goal is to make the country advance and I believe that we can learn from the new generation with new ideas." Hariri's words came this morning as he addressed the participants in the "Serail Creativity Hub Design Competition" at the Grand Serail cross vault, in the presence of the Head of Business Environment and Innovation at the Prime Minister's office, Yasmina el-Khoury.
But the party continued outside the stadium and centre-back Morrison found himself in the middle of celebrations when his taxi pulled up outside the Canton Cross Vaults in Leckwith Road.
The interior fixtures and fittings in the Arts & Crafts style with intricately carved stone fireplaces, barrel and cross vaulted ceilings, grand woodwork, stone arches, beautiful plaster mouldings and an office with a range of original fitted furniture which incorporates a desk and bookcases.
"Thomas' wonderfully ornate dining room, his music room with its 'mighty cross vaulted tunnel roof' and the library, adapted from Nash's dining room on the south front, are examples of an Edwardian opulence rarely seen in Wales."
When figurative paintings in this period and region are on ceilings that have structural membering such as cross vaults, the imagery almost always shows a single figure within each of the sections of the ceiling, based on that membering.
Domes, squinches, pendentives, fan vaults and cross vaults combine to create a renewed awareness of historical possibilities.
TALBOT Alan Peacefully on Oct 11, 2016, Alan of Ashwalk, Talbot Green (formerly of The Canton Cross Vaults, Canton, Cardiff); beloved husband of Doreen, loving father of Paul, loving brother of Colin, Pamela, Carol and the late Marion and Walter.