English translation: ceilings defined/emphasised/delineated (by shadow joints)
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10:03 Jan 20, 2004
German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Architecture
German term or phrase:abgesetzten Decken
Die dadurch gewonnene Leichtigkeit haben wir durch die mit Schattenfugen abgesetzten Decken und die Wandgestaltung in SETEF-Spachteltechnik unterstrichen.
What might abgesetzten Decken be?
For some reason I am thinking "lowered ceilings" but that is just a guess.
Explanation: I am quite sure that abgesetzt does not mean "lowered" in this context, but the text refers to the optical appearance of the surfaces. So I agree with the previous answerer here. I do not know any precise technical term for "Schattenfugen" (maybe there is none), but visible joints might be a way out.
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