A projection near the base of exterior walls of a building designed to deflect water away from the basement or footings of a building.
An entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building. Although used to describe large entrance halls in grand public buildings, it is used more commonly to refer to an entrance space much smaller than a foyer. Often refers to the small enclosure or air lock between doors designed [...]
A tray ceiling is an architectural ceiling feature that is either inverted or recessed. Tray ceilings can be plain, ornate, subtle or dramatic. Lighting is commonly featured in this design. The recess may have rounded, stepped, slanted or vertical sides. The basic purpose of a tray ceiling is to break up an ordinary flat ceiling line [...]