Noun(1) a building having a circular plan and a dome(2) a large circular room
(1) If he treats the rotunda like the tower, some solar shading may be in the works.(2) Some of the ceilings, especially that of the domed rotunda and the dining room, are richly decorated.(3) To create a dramatic backdrop for presentations, plays, weddings, and other events, a portion of the curved lower wall of the rotunda was re-created in the center of the building.(4) As late as 1928, Gunnar Asplund was lining the great rotunda at the Stockholm Public Library with books.(5) The center of Schinkel's building also contained a large rotunda , modeled on the Pantheon in Rome, where statues of the ancient gods inhabited niches recessed in the circular floor.(6) All of the collection's pictures were displayed in long and narrow rooms on the second floor around a rotunda containing sculpture.(7) Canova's Napoleon was not presented in incongruous isolation but rather in its own room, like an urban temple, as the rotunda of a sculpture gallery.(8) Cold stone hallways wound away from the central rotunda where Mera stood.(9) It was destroyed in 1799, but descriptions and drawings show that it consisted of three rooms en suite leading to the principal rotunda with a vaulted ceiling.(10) The entrance rotunda is rendered in light tones and polished surfaces, dominated by a large, banded window punctuated with green glass.(11) At Boldt Castle in the past three years a grand staircase, a great stained-glass dome, and a marble pavement have been installed in the central rotunda .(12) Using historical photographs, they restored the rotunda and legislative chamber to their original antebellum style.(13) From the museum rotunda , a huge angular mirror draws you into the exhibition space.(14) Above this is a four-sided arched structure, and this is surmounted by a rotunda with Corinthian columns enclosing two statues.(15) Visitors during the summer of 2002 may expect to see a new black-and-white marble floor in the rotunda beneath the dome.(16) In the center of this Greek cross plan, he placed a rotunda surmounted by a low dome topped by a lantern.
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