Oreck incorporated a pitched ceiling to allow light in from all sides, and added, beyond the series of structural beams, clerestory windows he describes as âsort of a light spine that runs through most of the house.â To maximize the feeling of spaciousness, the living room is partially open to the kitchen and dining room, beyond. At right is the door to the third bedroom/office and the rectangular opening leads to a bedroom and bathroom. The radiant-heat floors are powered by the sun: âIt just seemed silly to build a new house in the 21st century in Los Angeles and not utilize solar power,â says Orlovski.  Shining Examples of Clerestory Windows by Luke Hopping from Double Time: Bungalow Redux