Bay Windows

Windows, either single or in a series, forming a bay or recess in a room and projecting outward from the wall in a rectangular, curved, or polygonal form.

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1863
Names
bay windows
bay window
jut windows
windows, bay
windows, jut
erkerramen Dutch
erkerraam Dutch
miradores Spanish
mirador Spanish
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More Definitions

An exterior wall projection filled with windows; if curved, called a bow window; if on an upper floor, called an oriel window.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300002952. The J. Paul Getty Trust.
  2. 2.  Norman Tyler; Ted J. Ligibel; Ilene R. Tyler. Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice, p. 360. W. W. Norton & Company. 4 February 2009.