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Monday, 15 July 2013

FACADE

#089 Facade
- The front of a building, esp. an imposing or decorative one.
- An artificial or deceptive front.
- A front or outer appearance, esp a deceptive one

View of approaches from the west facade of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C


Example / Usage :
- Facade of respectability to what had in reality been a debacle.
- A wealth of earlier building history is hidden beneath georgian facades.
- The richly decorated multi-coloured brick facade is a well known landmark.