That's the elegant option I'd prefer!
So... What about those red grilles that are so commonly used as interior elements? Vital load-bearing structures made lightweight and transparent by the honeycombing? Or just psychologically important dividers of space?
They appear to be used in the engine room and also in the dilithium energizer room as some type of shield as well as a physical divider. Perhaps the grid pattern blocks out the specific frequency range of radiation that the engine and power systems puts out?