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Long and low, with a running clerestory beneath a deep overhang, the $22 million building has a distinctly residential feeling with a slight echo of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Illinois Prairie Houses.
Features include clean lines, walls of windows and clerestories and a two-story atrium entry with an artistic spiral staircase.
Perhaps one of the resort’s most beautiful touches is the Quila dining room, with a vaulted clerestory studded with more than 2,500 glittering copper batik stamps.
A double band of clerestory windows under the elevated central portion of the nearly flat roof washes the 25 engine berths in the spacious interior with natural light.
Built in 1979, the home features vaulted ceilings with clerestories, polished stone, hardwood and Travertine floors and fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom.
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Origin and Etymology of clerestory
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of clerestory for English Language Learners
: the upper part of a wall that rises above a roof and that has windows
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