Heturned back to the scene before him and the enormousnewblock of councildwellings. The design was some wayafter Corbusier but the block was built up on plinths and resembled an Atlanticlinerswimmingdiagonallyacross the site.
VT To plan and carry out (a picture, work of art, construction etc.).
The hugesquarebox, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroomfurnituredesigned and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenthcentury, when modishtaste was just due togoclean out of fashion for the bestpart of the nexthundredyears.
OBSVI To plan (to do something).
The kingdesigned to mount an expedition to the New World.