Collection by Luke Hopping

Light-Filled NYC Homes


Accessing natural light in a city hemmed in by row houses and skyscrapers requires getting creative. These five sun-soaked New York homes are designed with maximum exposure in mind.

“I view lighting as a form of sculpture,” Bart says.
Graphic designers Ned Drew and Brenda McManus have made their renovated Manhattan apartment a showcase for their...
“When I first thought of moving to Harlem, I looked at a map,” says Ryall.
The rear of the house is virtually all glass, essential for ensuring the 15-foot-wide structure doesn't feel...
A parallelogram-shaped window pane, rescued from an architectural salvage yard, was outfitted with steel edges and...