clerestory

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part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light

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The impressive lounge/dining room is nearly 30ft long by 14ft wide and has a high apexed ceiling with exposed beams and roof trusses, arched front window with extensive views over Broseley Wood and beyond, two further clerestory windows to either side, open brick fireplace and exposed red deal tongue and groove floorboards.
There are white Corian work surfaces and an island unit, with inset sink and integrated dining table, clerestory windows (with electric blinds), a wall-mounted i-pod docking station, drop and down lighting and a ceramic tiled floor.
The Holy Trinity congregation has been faced with the mammoth task of raising cash to fix its crumbling clerestory windows, which date back to the 1490s and now requires pounds 800,000 to repair the roof.
SLCE addressed this issue through the use of clerestory windows and a 40-foot-long glass block window on the street level.
Careful consideration of natural light and solar exposure dictated the design of overhangs and clerestory windows, which, along with upgraded glazing, appliances and geothermal HVAC, made this former spec home a model of sustainability.
Its next project, costing pounds 400,000, is to fix its crumbling clerestory windows, which date back to the 1490s.
Mr Madin added: "The dark entrance is due to the clerestory windows designed to light the entrance being covered by the cheap advertisements shutting out natural light and ruining the dignity of the Central Library entrance.
The 36 clerestory windows encircle the entire building with over 82 square meters of glass.
2 -- color) The clerestory windows in Moshier and Van Dewark's bedroom, left, a hallmark of midcentury modern architecture, let light into the room without sacrificing privacy.
And the clerestory windows of the choir, glazed with large standing figures, are virtually intact.
But the design also reveals public health objectives, visible through clerestory windows behind which were communal baths, laundry and drying rooms, and in the spacious courtyards where children could play safely in fresh air.
The roof of the rear addition will have south facing clerestory windows (scrounged from an old motel being razed to make a parking lot) to allow solar heat in the winter, and light in the summer.
The trusses in turn support a raised central roof with clerestory windows on either side, extending almost the full length of the hall.
MB: He first experiments with numbers as signs in the late 1950s, but they reach their full potential after 1966, when a convent in Auckland asked him to make a decoration for their clerestory windows, and a cycle of the stations of the cross for their chapel.