Light Shelves

Some articles on light, light shelves:

Council House 2 - Design
... The best design techniques for CH2 to allow the most natural light included a synergy between windows size and air ducts, light shelves to reflect light into ... The light shelves were place on the north fa├žade which in turn will create a soft indirect light on the roof space ... These light shelves are placed externally and made of fabric in a steel frame ...
Daylighting - Light Shelves
... Light shelves are an effective way to enhance the lighting from windows on the equator-facing side of a structure, this effect being obtained by placing a white or reflective metal ... The light shelf projects beyond the shadow created by the eave and reflects sunlight upward to illuminate the ceiling ... This reflected light can contain little heat content and the reflective illumination from the ceiling will typically reduce deep shadows, reducing ...
Architectural Light Shelf - Limitations
... Light shelves may not be suitable for all climates ... The fact that light shelves extend a fair distance into a room may result in interference with sprinkler systems ... or the design will require integration with sprinkler system to cover the floor area under the light shelf ...

Famous quotes containing the words shelves and/or light:

    Morning, a glass door, flashes
    Gold names off the new city,
    Whose white shelves and domes travel
    The slow sky all day.
    I land to stay here....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Once a happy old man
    One can never change the core of things, and light burns you the harder for it.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)