6 Energy Saving Skylights

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February 5, 2014
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  London’s aptly named Lighthouse by Sheppard Robson architects consolidates lighting, illuminating two spaces through the use of a well-placed skylight. Although small hanging lamps supplement the room’s light scheme, the skylight is the main source of light.    This originally appeared in London Cooling.

    London’s aptly named Lighthouse by Sheppard Robson architects consolidates lighting, illuminating two spaces through the use of a well-placed skylight. Although small hanging lamps supplement the room’s light scheme, the skylight is the main source of light.

    This originally appeared in London Cooling.
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  The kitchen skylight in this Melbourne, Australia renovation is structured around habit. Offering natural light that will last through the family meals. The kitchen’s exposed lightbulbs serve as design elements providing small shocks of color for the occasional late-night soiree. Photo by Stephen Oxenbury.  Photo by Stephen Oxenbury.   This originally appeared in Glazed Old Fashioned.

    The kitchen skylight in this Melbourne, Australia renovation is structured around habit. Offering natural light that will last through the family meals. The kitchen’s exposed lightbulbs serve as design elements providing small shocks of color for the occasional late-night soiree. Photo by Stephen Oxenbury.

    Photo by Stephen Oxenbury.
    This originally appeared in Glazed Old Fashioned.
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  The master bedroom in this light-loving London house features a skylight opposite a wall of mirrors. The mirrors duplicate the natural light and fill the room. Full midday light enters unconstrained, dimming naturally as night settles in. Photo by John Short.  Photo by John Short.   This originally appeared in Modern London House with Rainbow Spiral Staircase.

    The master bedroom in this light-loving London house features a skylight opposite a wall of mirrors. The mirrors duplicate the natural light and fill the room. Full midday light enters unconstrained, dimming naturally as night settles in. Photo by John Short.

    Photo by John Short.
    This originally appeared in Modern London House with Rainbow Spiral Staircase.
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  In this Portland, OR house, light enters at all levels. Recessed into the building’s superstructure, this room’s skylight infuses the home with ambiance, providing an unobstructed view of the neighboring church. Subtle, low-wattage accent lights by the television and beside the skylight accommodate late-night trips to the home cinema. Photo by John Clark.  Photo by John Clark.   This originally appeared in WestEnders.

    In this Portland, OR house, light enters at all levels. Recessed into the building’s superstructure, this room’s skylight infuses the home with ambiance, providing an unobstructed view of the neighboring church. Subtle, low-wattage accent lights by the television and beside the skylight accommodate late-night trips to the home cinema. Photo by John Clark.

    Photo by John Clark.
    This originally appeared in WestEnders.
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  By encasing them in thick, concrete cylinders, architect Nataniel Fúster puts a spotlight on skylights in this San Juan home. Focusing natural light upon the living spaces below, these skylights are also this living room’s point of architectural interest. Photo by Raimund Koch.    This originally appeared in 8 Sophisticated Rooms Around the World .

    By encasing them in thick, concrete cylinders, architect Nataniel Fúster puts a spotlight on skylights in this San Juan home. Focusing natural light upon the living spaces below, these skylights are also this living room’s point of architectural interest. Photo by Raimund Koch.

    This originally appeared in 8 Sophisticated Rooms Around the World .
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  Functioning in a quiet, organic way, the triangular skylights in this Australian bungalow amplify the room’s other design elements including the exposed brick, marble walls and floor, and the sculptural white bathroom fixtures. Photo by James Knowler.  Photo by James Knowler. Courtesy of James Knowler Photography.  This originally appeared in Australian Bungalow with a Modern Addition.

    Functioning in a quiet, organic way, the triangular skylights in this Australian bungalow amplify the room’s other design elements including the exposed brick, marble walls and floor, and the sculptural white bathroom fixtures. Photo by James Knowler.

    Photo by James Knowler. Courtesy of James Knowler Photography.
    This originally appeared in Australian Bungalow with a Modern Addition.
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