Translation of facade in Spanish:


fachada, n.

Pronunciation /fəˈsɑd/ /fəˈsɑːd/

See Spanish definition of fachada


  • 1

    fachada feminine
    • There will also be a substantial increase in office space and the front facade of the building is to undergo a total makeover.
    • The building facades facing the courtyard were to be cleaned and restored; a new glazed roof would cover the courtyard.
    • The neighborhoods built during colonial times have narrow streets with continuous building facades that converge on central plazas.
    • Property owners could then consider this colour scheme when they repaint their shop fronts and building facades.
    • The building was stripped down to its bones and the facade onto New Bond Street restored.
    • Twin arched picture windows bisect the front facade and an outside staircase leads to the first floor.
    • Twenty-five years ago glass facades to buildings were regarded as architecturally passé and ecologically irresponsible.
    • An almost unbroken wall of split-face concrete block wraps around the two street facades, shutting out traffic noise.
    • To this day, ceramic tiles are still used to cover and ornament the facades of buildings, as they are both durable and relatively cheap to produce.
    • His design retains the north and south brick facades of the old building and inserts the new structure of six main floors and three mezzanines within them.
    • The design of the building facades illustrates the approach we took toward construction cost control.
    • Building facades are finished with different materials depending on the degree of exposure to the sun.
    • The building's various facades reflect both its historic roots and its modern purpose.
    • He also uplit the upper facades of the building to accentuate the tower's verticality.
    • The east facade of the building reflects the abstract modernism of the Marina District.
    • Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.
    • Many of these businesses were simply older buildings updated with stucco facades and other Spanish flourishes.
    • Vents in the building's north and south facades allow outside air to flow through the building without requiring fans or other mechanical systems.
    • We wanted to introduce variety in the appearance and more moulding to the facades than normal because it was a covered arcade.
    • In a unified facade, a good fake can be the best solution, which is possibly the solution for part of South Bridge.
  • 2

    (false appearance)
    fachada feminine
    • Once you realise the closeness of the overlap between the two organisations, the facade appears paper thin.
    • The myriad fences and neo-Georgian facades make the university appear to be the ultimate asylum from violence of all types.
    • It's the Tokyo Dome, in the capital of a country known for its public facade of reserve and gentility.
    • But even the powerful Hollywood studios couldn't maintain the flawless facade forever.
    • He adored the theatre, the ballet, and in fact he remained a man of masks, facades, glamour and high drama all his life.
    • If people know that you care bout them and that it's not fake or a facade, then you have more chance of getting things done.
    • Looking beyond the facade of confidence, he is able to reveal the loneliness and longings in their lives.
    • However, in practical terms the private and public spheres are habitually not detached and the outward signs of statehood are often facades hiding the real workings of the system.
    • There is a painful contradiction between what is in my head and the facade I adopt for the public, my friends and family.
    • She was behind a mask of facades, and at the moment, so was I.
    • Little post-construction data is available to demonstrate how well double-skin facades work in conserving energy.
    • We sat back down at the table, with our fake facades still plastered amongst our faces.
    • Camille smiled at the small boy shyness that had replaced the confident facade.
    • But behind his flawless English facade is a Celtic streak which has fuelled his career.
    • In a way it's a story of letting go of expectations and pretense, of breaking down facades and accepting what's beneath as beautiful.
    • He said though living as a Christian at home was crucial, it could be challenging, even harder than in public, where it was easier to put on facades.
    • They hide behind some facade of respectability but I rest in absolute confidence that their time is next!