laylight

laylight

A glazed opening in a ceiling to admit light (either natural or artificial) to a room below.
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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.
Laylights of translucent double-skinned plastic form their ceilings, pouring warm daylight over the concrete walls and emphasising their wood-derived texture.