Friday, 30 December 2011

The skylights





- What is a Skylight;?

A skylight is a bay located vertically projecting from the slope of a roof, to give the day, ventilation and / or access to the full. The window consists of a vertical front, two sides (called "cheeks" or "played") and coverage usually 2 or 3 slopes (rump) forming valleys with the tail of main roof. The window frame is a work of which depends on the roof, although its facade may be masonry.
Skylights can grow, the large-window includes several windows and is the culmination of a main building. A skylight illuminates several multi-level floors of height.


( Wikipédia)





* Skylight Gothic of Castle of Amboise












* Skylight Gothic of Castle of Chambord












* Skylight Gothic of Hotel des Sens, in Paris (Library Forney)













* Skylight of Castle Of Rambouillet














* A window of castle of Fontainebleau


















Their stories

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucarne#Typologie_des_lucarnes

http://www.culture.fr/recherche?SearchableText=lucarnes&filter_image=1#categorie_2

http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/sites-sdaps/sdap94/assets/leslucarnes.pdf





To go to the Castles, the events, the shows, the tourism, the dungeons, the remains,....

Chapter I, the world of Castle





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