Renovating to Maximize Light
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Who doesn't want a little more light in their lives? In these eight projects we explore the power of illumination, from a modernist skylight in Harlem to concrete-clad funnels that mitigate the harsh sun of Puerto Rico, proving that architects across the globe know myriad ways to harness the sun.
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- In these five homes, a well-placed skylight makes all the difference, flooding the interiors with light from above.
- New York city is the largest metropolitan in the US and home to more than 8 million people. Despite this, living in the City doesn't mean sacrificing space or luxury.
- From a young couple's loft in Emeryville to a much-needed summer vacation home upgrade in Norway, peep to see five more of our favorite home renovations around the world. View Part One and Two here.
- Amid its brick-clad row houses, London boasts some seriously modern architecture. Here are seven examples from the pages of Dwell.
- These five modern house additions not only add necessary square footage, but bring their previously existing structures thoroughly up to date.
- It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces.
- Living small is par for the course in New York City, but accommodating a family of four in under 700 square feet rarely looks as effortless as in this storage-smart renovation.
- Tokyo, Japan is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world with a rich cultural history in art and design.