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  • n. Plural form of atrium.


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  • Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei A wine jug in the form of a woman's head Judged by modern standards of comfort and hygiene, life would have been unbearable in medieval and Renaissance homes, as the show's catalog points out, but ancient Rome got a lot right: running water, central heating, municipal sewerage, airy atriums and interior gardens.

    The Gracious Art of Living

  • Some add game or nap rooms, expansive art-filled atriums, hiking trails or private meditation rooms with music and adjustable lighting.

    Better Ideas Through Failure

  • Cell phones are sold amid the Calvin Klein and Clinique stores under the soaring atriums of India's new malls, and in the crowded markets of its working-class neighborhoods.

    India: Toilets Are Scarce, And Highly Desirable

  • Currently, protesters hold meetings at public atriums and donated spaces.

    'Occupy' Movement Tries Again in Another Park

  • We have to prepare for the possibility that Occupied Wall Street will take new forms, and may have to spread out and decentralize as it already happening with meetings in public atriums and church yards.

    Danny Schechter: Mic Check: You Say You Wanna Revolution

  • ONE our hands are tied by snickers bars and nestle starbucks and best buy for power and greed is not what i bleed my blood my blood spills in rainbows from atriums and ventricles into the water we drink the air we breathe the soldiers we lose the children who suffer the mothers who pray for some kind of light my blood, my blood it spills like rainbows.

    ‘Rainbows” by Sue «

  • After two successful years bringing major players including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the water and sanitation sector together for World Water Day, it's a good time to think about taking those collaborative efforts outside the glass atriums of Washington DC and into the field.

    John Sauer: World Water Day's Over: What's Next?

  • "Other museums have grand, huge atriums and very public spaces," she says, which gives them more of a corporate feel.

    Fire-Damaged Museum Reopens in Time for 90th Birthday

  • A black-carpeted gangway leads from the street across one of the hotel's two eight-story atriums to reception, which is decorated with golden stamped-metal lace with motifs inspired by moucharabieh, or carved Moorish-style screens.

    Head 2 Head

  • But GSA Public Buildings Service Commissioner Robert A. Peck said auditors incorrectly included negative space in the atriums of tall buildings and "phantom floors" in double height courtrooms.

    Audit: Newer federal courthouses are too big


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