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09:46 Sep 5, 2008
Greek to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Greek term or phrase:οπαίο
What part of a structure is the οπαίο? It seems to be somewhere on the roof.
Explanation: Also, "opaion" in Ancient Greece and Rome.
in architecture, a square or polygonal ornamental sunken panel used in a series as decoration for a ceiling or vault. The sunken panels were sometimes also called caissons, or lacunaria, and a coffered ceiling might be referred to as lacunar. http://original.britannica.com/eb/topic-124396/coffered-ceil...