Pavement light


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pavement light

[′pāv·mənt ‚līt]
(civil engineering)
A window built into the surface of a pavement to admit daylight to a space below ground level.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Pavement light

Thick, translucent glass disks or prisms, set into a section of pavement to transmit light to a space below.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

pavement light

Heavy glass disks or prisms set into a pavement to convey light to a space beneath.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The threshold to the space on the west facade of the buildings is marked by a covered outdoor walkway and the pavement lights that illuminate the lower level corridor.
In the mid-1970s, Caltrans experimented with using red runway-type pavement lights to warn wrong-way drivers in the San Diego area.
A great metal staircase, painted bright red, industrial balustrading with stainless steel mesh, and concrete ramps with cast glass pavement lights, bridge the gap.
Pavement lights transmit a delicate luminance into the subterranean depths.