Silver Ceiling

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The constellation of attitudes and prejudices that prevent older employees—so-named because of their silver hair—from rising to positions of power or responsibility in a workplace
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The playful foyer is dressed in silver ceiling and walls and a metallic-like floor, all providing a glamorous background for contemporary paintings and fanciful sculpture.
The silver ceiling (by analogy with the glass ceiling) discriminates against the middle-aged or elderly.
At night, floodlights on the gantry that runs along the bottom boom of the Vierendeel flood the silver ceiling with luminance, their effect aided by uplighters on the inner part of the curve, and downlighters which will illuminate the shops and cafe which are hoped for on this level.