borrowed light

borrowed light

1. A frame in an interior partition which is glazed, thereby permitting light from one interior space to fall in another.
2. The light which is transmitted through such glazing.
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It is partly solved by giving them fully-glazed internal walls, to obtain as much borrowed light as possible.
when the moon's borrowed light tricked both horse and man or by day
He shone on borrowed light. If he shone at all: His appearances in the Senate, principally to deliver privilege speeches, may have produced more detractors than followers.
Interior windows allow borrowed light to enter into spaces that do not have an exterior exposure.
Tero Saarinen, who came to prominence in 2004 with Borrowed Light, is noted for his integration of design, music, and choreography.
Use borrowed light: Avoid a tall or narrow floor plan - go for an open-plan layout and double-height spaces.
Borrowed Light studies bioluminescent organisms with symbiotic associations, including flashlight fishes, which harbor bioluminescent bacteria in an organ under their eyes and use the bacterial light to communicate, avoid predation, and attract prey.
[...] As she was filled with a notable man, she went out to socialize and dazzled with the borrowed light [...] But as she was forced to be at home alone, she collapsed as an empty sack, got ill, got tired of life, suicidal.
She sourced handle-free bespoke units from Newcastle Furniture Company with soft self-closing doors and drawers, spray painted in a very subtle pale blue called Borrowed Light by Farrow & Ball.
Imagine if you will this sofa alongside a calming shade of Borrowed Light blue from Farrow and Ball on the walls and a stunning, sleek coffee table like the Travo coffee table, again from Barker and Stonehouse.
The shared staff space is nestled between the two practices and relies on borrowed light streaming through the waiting area windows and corridor clerestory glazing.