concealed beam

Spanish Style Vaulted and Concealed Beam Ceilings

exposed-beam-ceiling

In large and lofty halls, stone arches were thrown across and, on these, either flat or laid to a pitch, rested the wooden covering. In this way a broad span was accomplished in a manner both impressive and economical. This was an ancient Asiatic system, perhaps Syrian in origin, which was much used in northern […]

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