It's a grand two-story room with stained-glass laylight
ceiling panels and a chandelier.
At the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, an existing skylight and laylight
ceiling system has been restored within a large gallery space to incorporate daylight as an ambient light source.
The existing art deco style foyer will also be refurbished, opening up original features such as a three storey atrium lit by a 1935 stained glass laylight
, and access to the original Butts community theatre at the rear of the development.
A new skylight and a new laylight
in the atrium of the 1892 building replace the originals, which had been destroyed.
In order to get the necessary height in the galleries, Beeby was forced to eschew the coves and the usual space between laylight
and skylight that is de rigueur in a Beaux Arts paintings gallery.
the purpose of the restoration of the stained glass laylights
of state capitol is to restore the beauty and structural stability while preserving the artistic and historical integrity.
of translucent double-skinned plastic form their ceilings, pouring warm daylight over the concrete walls and emphasising their wood-derived texture.