“Façade” in the news

Example collocations

front façade
main façade

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-10  
Behind the simple, perky rock’n’roll facade – “the ultimate fairground anthem”, as writer Bob Stanley put it – there’s something disturbing about Del Shannon’s biggest hit: an eeriness about the rumble of the opening guitar chords and the echoing keyboard solo, a sense the vocal is slightly too impassioned and pained.
· Trump's coronavirus lies and propaganda suggest America needs its own 'perestroika'  
Maintaining this façade of strength and Soviet superiority over capitalism came at the price of widespread starvation and a tragically high body-count.
The China Post
· Taiwan’s most beautiful coffee shop featured on Designboom  
The coffee shop is one of the must-visit places with its greenery dotted on the historical facade.
The Japan Times
· How China pounced on Hong Kong while the world focused on COVID-19  
“The proposed national security law is likely to prove a death knell for the ‘one country, two systems’ model and the facade of Hong Kong autonomy.”