Window head

Window head

The upper horizontal cross member or decorative element of a window frame.

window head

The upper horizontal cross member of a window frame.
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The existing decorative Victorian window head features will be carefully removed when the building is demolished and re-used in the new building to ensure that the character of the area is preserved."
"The window pattern consists of repeating regular vertical elements with consistent window head and cill levels, and proposed stone coloured brick will blend well with traditional Ashlar Stone seen around the site.
"He probably went out that window head first," the man said.
The primary zone starts at the window plane and extends one window head height back into the space, while the secondary zone starts at the back edge of the primary zone and extends a further two window head heights back.
This zone separation was based on the well-known window-head-height heuristic that has recently been validated with annual simulations [Reinhart 2005]: light from a window may penetrate into the space a distance that is up to 1.5 times the window head height for windows with shading devices and up to 2.5 times the window head height for unshaded windows.
It includes a 40 percent window-to-exterior wall ratio with a window head height at 9 ft, 6 in., a sill height at 3 ft and a ceiling height at 10 ft.
When the boat came, I got out of the window head first.
A firefighter who was on that floor scrambled out a window head first and crawled down a ladder from a ladder truck.
If the visual focus is above the room, the sill isn't important, but the window head should be elevated.
Hare takes some of his key regulating lines from the terrace: window head heights and the cornice.