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town·scape

 (toun′skāp′)
n.
1. The appearance of a town or city; an urban landscape: "The high school ... once dominated American townscapes the way the cathedral dominated medieval European cities" (Dennis A. Williams).
2. A picture of an urban scene.

townscape

(ˈtaʊnskeɪp)
n
a view of an urban scene

town•scape

(ˈtaʊnˌskeɪp)

n.
a scene or view, either pictorial or natural, of a town or city.
[1875–80]

townscape

a view or representation of a town, especially in a painting, photograph, etc.
See also: Representation
Translations

townscape

[ˈtaʊnskeɪp] Npaisaje m urbano
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The Townscape Heritage Initiative should make significant grant aid available to encourage and support the owners of eligible buildings to protect and restore historic properties.
There will be photographic displays of Nuneaton's old townscape, as well as two slideshows.
Guy Brudenell, the company's managing Director, said: "We already own two landmark buildings in the town centre - Teesside House and York House - and the acquisition of this site underpins our commitment to continued investment in what is becoming a vibrant and exciting townscape.
By removing the 1930s mock Georgian offices (despite nonsensical opposition from the Georgian Society), a strategy emerged that not only rationalised the internal organisation, but also provided the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Chichester's townscape in three ways: restoring the rightful dominance of Pallant House by setting the (controversial) principal entrance elevation behind a newly revealed and quoined corner; creating a new courtyard on axis with the house, discreetly located behind the listed garden wall on East Pallant; and, perhaps most charmingly, by creating a series of loosely arranged volumes to the east that extend the city's higgledy-piggledy disposition of masonry walls, punched-out windows and opposing pitched roofs.
Liz Davidson, of the Glasgow Townscape Heritage Initiative, said: "We need to commemorate it.
That is why schemes like the Townscape Heritage Initiative are so welcome.
Lozells and Soho Hill in Birmingham are in line to receive pounds 800,000 through the Townscape Heritage Initiative and Far Gosford Street in Coventry will get up to pounds 1.
The training provision will be a component of the Inverness Townscape Heritage (TH) Project for Academy Street.
7m grants package has prompted them to get in touch with the Aberdare Town Centre Regeneration Team to discuss how its Townscape Enhancement Programme can improve their business premises and benefit the wider economy.
It is being run as part of the Bedlington Townscape Heritage Initiative, and links into Northumberland's annual Heritage Open Days programme.
Your correspondent clearly has an inherent distaste for the Victorian - as opposed to the Georgian - townscape of the Rodney Street address which he supplies.
The money is being made through a Townscape Heritage Initiative project.