clerestory

[10.5.8.2]

NOTE: This definition was changed in RP-16-17 Addendum 2. Deletions have a strike-through. New text is bold.

That part of a building that rises clear of the roofs or other parts and whose walls contain windows for lighting the interior.

A window located in a section of wall above the normal view-window height.  In some cases this window is located above an adjacent rooftop.

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