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(pronounced awn-MASS or awn-MOSS)

A French phrase meaning as a whole, all together, as one.

Example: The second the doors opened for the Daniel Libeskind lecture, the 2004 NeoCon attendees moved en masse into the ballroom and jockeyed

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(pronounced ahn-WEE)

A strange little word that speaks volumes because saying it aloud almost sounds like one is sighing. Appropriately enough, ennui means tedium, boredom, or general feelings of discontent and

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(pronounced in-TAB-luh-chur)

The term given to the uppermost part of a Classical order of architecture, i.e. the area resting above the columns. It consists of three horizontal sections: the architrave on the bottom, the frieze

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(pronounced in-VI-rehn-mehn-tahl AH-diht)

See post-occupancy evaluation / POE.


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(pronounced in-VI-rehn-mehn-tahl dih-ZIN ih-val-yu-AY-shun)

See post-occupancy evaluation /