Pattern 11: Toplighting


Daylight design using toplighting provides an opportunity to provide illumination in a potent and uniform manner throughout the year and minimizes the concerns related to blind type and patterns of use. In a sense, the perimeter windows can be included simply for views to the exterior while the work of daylighting the classroom is delivered by the overhead skylights.

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