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- n. Plural form of lightwell.
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A guard directs you down the stairs to a sub-lobby, which is all gleaming granite and with lightwells letting in the sun.
Directly below that thrilling space, there are cosy bedrooms, the main ones ingeniously lit by lightwells cut through the brick at steep angles.
Vertical glass lightwells with reflecting pools at their base appear throughout the structure, truly bringing light, weather and nature to the interior space, while walls of windows overlook a glorious garden.
Two staircase lightwells are naturally lit, one by a large rooflight, the other with a 5.5 metre high window.
Been a while since we mentioned the idea of getting sunlight into spaces bereft of windows, via lightwells, or lightpipes.