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A Clerestory is a musical group.

  • also known as Clerestory, A
  • album: "The Rest Is Silence"

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Google previewCollege-Level Examination (2007)

by William C. Doster, Elizabeth Schmid, Ruth Ward

A clerestory is an outside wall of a room or building that is carried above an adjoining roof and pierced with windows. 36. (C) "Rappaccini's Daughter" is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. 37. (E) Not all sculpture is a realistic ...

Google previewCompact Houses (2013)

50 Creative Floor Plans for Well-Designed Small Homes by Gerald Rowan

A clerestory is a series of operable windows situated just below the ceiling line of a room or house. When opened they allow warm air out and draw cool air into the living space below. They also allow natural light into the core of a house.

Google previewOur Oriental Heritage (2011)

The Story of Civilization by Will Durant

XXIX A clerestory is that portion of a building which, being above the roof of the surrounding parts, admits light to the edifice by a series of openings. An architrave is the lowest part of an entablature—which is a superstructure supported by a ...

Google previewBarron's how to Prepare for the CLEP, College-Level Examination Program General Examinations (2003)

by William C. Doster

A clerestory is an outside wall of a room or building that is carried above an adjoining roof and pierced with windows. 36. C. "Rappaccini's Daughter" is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. 37. E. Not all sculpture is a realistic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture (2010)

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

A clerestory is a row of windows on the upper part of a wall, meant to provide natural light in the interior of a ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

A clerestory is an upper zone of a wall pierced with windows that emit light to the center of a room. They were first used in ancient Kemet. Specifically, at the Temple of Amon at Karnak, clerestories permit light inside the Hypostyle Hall.

Google previewTheory and Practice in Late Antique Archaeology (2003)

by Luke A. Lavan, William Bowden

A clerestory is a vertical extension of the nave ...

Google previewDesign Principles of Atrium Buildings for the Tropics (2000)

by Mohd. Hamdan Ahmad, Mohamad Tajuddin Haji Mohamad Rasdi

Sidelighting Using Clerestory A clerestory is an additional opening on the roof facing the same direction as the main window. The higher position of the clerestory is an advantage in overcoming the daylight penetration of the unilateral sections ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

side aisles, a clerestory resulted. The “front” face of which Josephus wrote (Ant. 15.11.5) can be construed as the S face above the high S wall: “the fourth front of this court facing south.” The colonnade was formed of fine polished stonework, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism: A-L (2000)

by William M. Johnston

like Jerichow, is Romanesque brick, with the square nave piers supporting a clerestory and early Gothic vault. The east end is apsed. The apse at San Frediano, Lucca ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Civil Engineering (2005)

by M.L.Sharman

For example a clerestory is a daylighting strategy that allows natural light into a building interior through a raised section of roof with vertical glass. Shading of PCP (data collectk>n... [ decompressipn Civil Engineering Civil Engineering deep.

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

In this latter respect, some of the round churches have a complete system of pillars and arches carrying a clerestory, but the clerestory in at least one instance is square and carried by four piers ; the square clerestory rising above the circular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

There was a clerestory with large windows above each of the twenty-one intercolumniations. A colonnaded atrium to the west with a narthex or porch at the entrance measured about 220 by 194 feet. A major restoration and redecoration of the ...

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