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Facade

A facade or façade is generally one side of the exterior of a building, especially the front, but also sometimes the sides and rear. more..

Fachwerk

Fachwerk is a German term that often describes timber-framed buildings in general, but refers in particular to a certain kind of wall framing with small square panels more..

Ferranti’s Deptford Power Station

This supplement is extracted extensively from a pamphlet published by the CEGB in 1986 entitled “Cradle of Power – The Story of Deptford Power Stations” and written by Rob Cochrane. more..

Finial

The finial is an architectural device, typically carved in stone and employed to decoratively emphasise the apex of a gable, or any of various distinctive ornaments at the top, end, or corner of a building or structure more..

Forum (Roman)

The Forum was the public space in the middle of a Roman city. more..

Fountain

A traditional fountain is an arrangement where water issues from a source (Latin fons), fills a basin of some kind, and is drained away. more..

Fresco

Fresco (plural either frescos or frescoes) is any of several related painting types. more..

Fritware

Fritware is a type of pottery more..

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