Definition of post-and-beam in English:


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  • (Of a building or a method of construction) having or using a framework of upright and horizontal beams.
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    • Today, however, timber framing (also called post-and-beam construction) is enjoying a renaissance, and many timber-frame houses, barns and other structures are available now as kits.
    • This inviting space (visible at right in above photo) is defined by a post-and-beam arbor, stucco walls, and an outdoor fireplace.
    • He always loved to work with his hands, creating custom furniture pieces and building his own post-and-beam home.

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