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A balcony comprising a balustrade supported at either end by plinths. The balcony is supported on console brackets.
Edouard Manet: Le balcon
Edouard Manet: Le balcon

Balcony (from Italian balcone, scaffold; cf. High German balcho, beam, balk), a kind of platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade. The traditional Maltese balcony, is a wooden closed balcony projecting from a wall. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (858x831, 58 KB) From http://runeberg. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (858x831, 58 KB) From http://runeberg. ... Stairs, staircase, stairway, flight of stairs are all names for a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. ... In architecture, a plinth is the lower mouldings of a podium, pedestal or skirting, or a block or slab upon which a column, pedestal, statue or vase is based. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (762x1082, 127 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Balcony Categories: Édouard Manet ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (762x1082, 127 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Balcony Categories: Édouard Manet ... Édouard Manet (portrait by Nadar) Édouard Manet (January 23, 1832 - April 30, 1883) was a noted French painter. ... German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... Deconstructing a Roman pillar. ... Console may be: An organ term for the area of an organ including the keys, stops, and foot pedals manipulated by the organist. ...


Alternatively it does not protrude out of the building, but is an open part of an upper floor, with a balustrade only at the front, and walls on the sides. Usually a door provides access to a balcony. The front door of a house is often decorated to appear inviting. ...


Sometimes balconies are adapted for ceremonial purposes, e.g. that of St. Peter's Basilica at Rome, when the newly elected pope gives his blessing urbi et orbi after the conclave. Inside churches balconies are sometimes provided for the singers, and in banqueting halls and the like for the musicians. This article is about the famous building in Rome. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,500 km²  (580 sq mi... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... con·clave (knklv, kng-) n. ...


In theatres the balcony was formerly a stage-box, but the name is now usually confined to the part of the auditorium above the dress circle and below the gallery.
An auditorium is the area within a theatre, concert hall or other performance space where the audience is located in order to hear and watch the performance. ...

Numerous traditional Maltese balconies in Valletta, Malta
Numerous traditional Maltese balconies in Valletta, Malta


Image File history File links Malta_02_Valletta. ... Image File history File links Malta_02_Valletta. ... Valletta, population 7048 (official estimate for 2000), is the capital city of Malta - The city is located at , (35. ...

Colourful balcony in Rome
Colourful balcony in Rome

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2848x2136, 1536 KB) Balcony in Via Frattina, Rome Photographed by: Per Palmkvist Knudsen File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Balcony Metadata This file contains additional information, probably... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2848x2136, 1536 KB) Balcony in Via Frattina, Rome Photographed by: Per Palmkvist Knudsen File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Balcony Metadata This file contains additional information, probably... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,500 km²  (580 sq mi...

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Balcony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (271 words)
Inside churches balconies are sometimes provided for the singers, and in banqueting halls and the like for the musicians.
In theatres the balcony was formerly a stage-box, but the name is now usually confined to the part of the auditorium above the dress circle and below the gallery.
A Juliette balcony is a balustrade, usually of open metalwork, guarding an exterior door (normally serving an upper floor of a building) that may from afar look like a usable balcony but provides a negligible area beyond the main building envelope.
Balcony Skylight Shades (360 words)
Balcony's side rail provides increased support and smooth operation and form a barrier around the edge of the shades, greatly enhancing insulation values.
Most Balcony shades are used for skylight applications where the angle of the wall if between 15 degrees and 75 degrees.
Balcony shades may also be used on ceilings (0 to 15 degrees) and on regular vertical windows (75 to 90 degrees).
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