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interstitial

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl]
(crystallography)
A crystal defect in which an atom occupies a position between the regular lattice positions of a crystal.
(science and technology)
Of, pertaining to, or situated in a space between two things.

Interstitial

Forming a narrow or small space between parts of other elements, or between floors in a structure.

interstitial

(World-Wide Web)
A World-Wide Web page that appears before the expected content page. Interstitials can be used for advertising (intermercial, transition ad) or to confirm that the user is old enough to view the requested page, etc..

interstitial

In a separate window. See interstitial ad.
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By applying clarity and rigor to the organisation of the most functional parts of the building, Llinas allowed himself more liberty when shaping the non-programmatic interstitial spaces.
While interiors are exquisite and efficiently planned, it is the interstitial spaces between units, and the relationship of these with carefully positioned apertures that make this place so unique.
Indeed, for Jameson, the dialogue between this "room" preserved from old space and the interstitial space created by the wrapping is precisely one that establishes a kind of "new space," one that poses a question fundamental to thinking about contemporary American capitalism: that between advanced technological and scientific achievement and poverty and waste.
Walls' unique laboratory design includes a walkable area or interstitial space between each lab floor where the mechanical systems are located.
Every artist brings lived, local concerns to the international arena, creating a strategic transnational forum made up of a concentration of "locals" - to paraphrase Saskia Sassen - an interstitial space of vernacular and global.
The space of the monitor is neither physical nor illusionistic, neither like a body nor an envelope; it's instead an interstitial space, always between, relaying input and feedback, command and performance, facilitating the call and response of communication.
Held in place by steel flanges and lined internally with horizontal planks of pine, the segmented lead roof casings curve out and extend down the flanks of the halls, creating interstitial space for escape stairs.
Still, it's confusing to read that Jean Dubuffets melting in the heat are entropic, which is conceivable, but so are Bruce Nauman's sculptures of interstitial space, because of a cooling effect.
At night, the transparent areas sparkle or seem darker than the generally luminous skin, and the whole building becomes a lamp with continuously varied pattern of illumination that changes with the occupancy of the rooms, and the movements of people on the balconies and corridors of the interstitial space.
The principal formal moves are to place this cedar-clad box in a former yard uphill from the school and to roof the interstitial space as a double-height patio/atrium.
Within what is essentially an office building, Schultes has created sculptural scenography out of interstitial space.

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