in japanese architecture, an engawa 縁側 or 掾側 or en 縁 is an edging strip of non-tatami-matted flooring, usually wood or bamboo. the ens may run around the rooms, on the outside of the building, in which case they resembles a porch or sunroom.
a porch from old french porche, from latin porticus 'colonnade', from porta 'passage' is a term used in architecture to describe a room or gallery located in front of the entrance of a building forming a low front, and placed in front of the facade of the building it commands. it can be defined more simply as a 'projecting building that houses the entrance door of a building or as a vestibule,
a baluster is a vertical moulded shaft, square, or lathe-turned form found in stairways, parapets, and other architectural features. in furniture construction it is known as a spindle. common materials used in its construction are wood, stone, and less frequently metal and ceramic. a group of balusters supporting handrail, coping, or ornamental detail are known as a balustrade. the term baluster shaft is used to describe forms such as a candlestick, upright furniture support, and the stem of a b
the concrete steps leading to the porch are modern, although the wood railings and newels are original. a three light transom is over the door, trimmed with heavy moldings. a projecting gable roof appears over the porch, with a one-over-one double-hung window underneath.
a box girder bridge also known as a box section bridge is a bridge in which the main beams comprise girders in the shape of a hollow box. the box girder normally comprises either prestressed concrete, structural steel, or a composite of steel and reinforced concrete.the box is typically rectangular or trapezoidal in cross-section.box girder bridges are commonly used for highway flyovers and .
bob and carl arrive at the dorchester house to find that work on the deck and its foundation is underway. norm explains how the deck supports are built and the concrete footings are poured. the wood framework for the two-level deck is just beginning. bob heads to the front of the home to discuss how the crew safely strips lead paint from the .
a south view from midway atop the canton viaduct. the new concrete deck can be seen with refurbished iron fence/rail, 4' walkways, catenary system, concrete ties, continuously welded rail and safety rails. a non-railroad electrical substation is shown in the background off to the right.
the entrance has a small porch with a gable roof and two chamfered posts. the concrete steps leading to the porch are modern, although the wood railings and newels are original. a three light transom is over the door, trimmed with heavy moldings. a projecting gable roof appears over the porch, with a one-over-one double-hung window underneath.
the deck edge is marked by a discontinuous wooden beam. a series of concrete sections measuring about 3 metres 9.8 ft long are immediately adjacent to the beam and extend the length of the wharf. the concrete sections are interrupted at regular intervals by metal boxes containing power points. water taps are present at regular intervals, and .
a single-story kitchen wing with a gable roof is at the rear. the front facade has a massive full-width porch, also sitting on a granite foundation, with wood railings and spindles. granite piers topped with concrete support tapered cylindrical wooden tuscan columns. concrete steps lead up to a front entry with a wooden door flanked by .