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A facade or fa軋de ( /fəˈsɑːd/) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face".
In architecture, the fa軋de of a building is often the most important from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. Many fa軋des are historic, and local zoning regulations or other laws greatly restrict or even forbid their alteration.
he word comes from the French word fa軋de, which in turn comes from the Italian facciata, from faccia meaning face, ultimately from post-classical Latin facia. The earliest recoded usage by the Oxford English Dictionary is 1656.

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