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The space is full of art, modern architectural flourishes, including the round concrete pillars from the original building, a soaring atrium, and lots of room for meetings and conferences.
Paisley, as it is called, is open to the public for tours (pre-booked and ticketed, no cell phones allowed) of its studios, vast soundstage (where Graffiti Bridge was largely shot), and ground-floor administrative areas (and the central atrium).
Regan and Scheetz showed off their strange talent in the atrium of the Lits Building at Eighth and Market Streets in Center City.
Layered like the parts of a tree, the interiors are similarly dynamic, with staggered floors, a central atrium, glass walls, and planters.
But these delicate plants are not suitable for blooming inside the atrium of a dark stone building.
Examples of his work can be seen in the collection of the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum and elsewhere, including the railings in the atrium of City Hall.
Cheers and applause echoed around the atrium of the SPD headquarters in Berlin.
Powell made the comments during a ceremonial swearing-in event witnessed by Fed staffers and members of his family gathered in the giant atrium of its headquarters building in Washington.
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Did You Know?
In an ancient Roman house, an atrium was an open central court that contained the impluvium, a basin where rainwater collected. It originally contained the hearth and functioned as the center of family life. The term later came to be used for the open front courtyard of a Christian basilica, where congregants collected before services. The atrium was revived in the 20th century in the form of glass-covered, greenery-filled multistory spaces sometimes found in shopping centers, office buildings, and large hotels.
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Definition of atrium for English Language Learners
: an open area inside a tall building that has windows to let light in from above
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