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Deutsch: Obergaden
English: Clerestory
Español: Clerestorio
Italiano: Cleristorio
Nederlands: Lichtbeuk
Norsk bokmål: Klerestorium
Polski: Clerestorium
Português: Clerestório
Svenska: Klerestorium
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claristorio (es); bazilikás ablaksor (hu); Klerestorio (eu); claristori (ca); Obergaden (de); clerestório (pt); Barrbhalla fuinneogach (ga); Ljochtbeuk (fy); Klerestorium (sv); クリアストーリー (ja); bazilikální okno (cs); claire-voie (fr); ช่องรับแสง (th); Clerestorium (pl); Klerestorium (nb); lichtbeuk (nl); 通風窗 (zh-hant); 通风窗 (zh-cn); cleristorio (it); Klerestorio (fi); clerestory (en); Fenestrozono (eo); 通风窗 (zh-hans); Luchtbeuke (vls) architectural term (en); a bazilika főhajójának a mellékhajók fölé emelkedő falába vágott ablaksor (hu); Une porte à claire-voie est formée de barreaux qui occupent toute sa hauteur ou seulement sa partie supérieure. (fr) clearstory, clearstorey, overstorey (en); 高窓 (ja); bazilikális ablaksor (hu); clerestorio (pt)
  • A Clerestory is an upper level of a Roman basilica or of the nave of a Romanesque or Gothic church, the walls of which rise above the rooflines of the lower aisles or above the triforium and are pierced with windows. The term and element is used outside of church design.
  • In contemporary architecture clerestory windows are a daylighting element, and operable versions are used in low-energy buildings and sustainable architecture.


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