A clerestory is a wall with a band of narrow windows along the very top.
Frank Lloyd Wright used the clerestory windows to great advantage in his Usonian period houses with a continuous band of windows at the top of a wall immediately below the ceiling line, giving the ceiling the illusion of floating above the wall.
In this video see how the Wright’s clerestory windows served a inspiration for the Clerestory Corner Lamp.
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|Blog entry by Randy Price||posted 07-26-2011 04:06 AM||4630 reads||1 time favorited||1 comment|