18 Luminous Homes With Interesting Skylights
A strategically placed rooftop opening can significantly brighten up a living space—and also help create a stronger connection to...
An Honest Guide to the Benefits and Drawbacks of Skylights
A skylight might seem like a universally bright idea, but though it can be a great design feature, it isn’t without flaws of its...
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
11 Skylights Brighten a Compact, Narrow Home in Vancouver
Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an airy, open feel, despite...
Honeycomb Paper Covers a Skylight in This Hip Japanese Restaurant
A chic, Kappo-style restaurant in Singapore features a softly skylit dining area with washi paper overhead.
Vaulted Skylights and Concrete Columns Connect This Melbourne Home With the Sun
Concrete, aluminum, and skylights create architectural alchemy in this breezy residence in the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
A Two-Story Skylight Illuminates a Gracefully Renovated Victorian in London
Architect Neil Dusheiko turns a narrow terrace house into a bright, wood-wrapped sanctuary for himself and his growing family.
Circular Skylights Let the Landscape Grow Through This Concrete Home in India
Nufail Shabana Architects designs a family home in Kerala that is softened with greenery and natural materials.
Colored Skylights Help Tell Time in This Curvaceous Hamptons Home
In Southampton, architect Nina Edwards Anker builds a LEED-certified cottage where curved shingles meet prismatic glass walls.
Olson Kundig’s Renovated Seattle Office Highlights a Kinetic, Hydro-Powered Skylight
The redesigned office, which holds three floors of a 19th-century factory building, combines workshop and laboratory.
A Revitalized Townhouse that Owes Everything to Angles
Tall ceilings and geometric walls are the framework for a Vancouver couple’s modern home.
A Renovation Sheds New Light on a Cookie-Cutter Home in Sydney
Strategically located skylights brighten and modernize this renovated 1950s bungalow.
This Unconventional Madrid Penthouse Has a Bathtub in the Living Room
An architect's penthouse apartment has a living room bathtub surrounded by windows and skylights.
Before & After: An Architect Couple in Amsterdam Turn a Garage Into a Gauzy, Light-Filled Home
Bringing in skylights, custom glass doors, and tactile finishes, Bart van Seggelen and Valérie Boerma render the car park...
A Revamped Penthouse Loft Hits the Market at $2.9M in Boston, MA
Perched in a converted warehouse downtown, the sun-filled pad boasts 17 windows and six skylights.
A ’60s Time Capsule by Belgian Brutalist Juliaan Lampens Lists for €545K
Wood ceilings, circular skylights, and swaths of glass give this concrete home a sense of openness and warmth.
A Sun-Drenched Midcentury Near Seattle Seeks $750K
Strategic additions and generous skylights create open, luminous living spaces in this 1953 gem.
This Radiant San Francisco Residence Hits the Market at $6.8M
Walls of glass, a full-length skylight, and a floating staircase keep this MAK Studio–designed house feeling sunny and airy.
Scoop Up This Loft-Style Apartment in Manhattan for $345K
Located in an Art Deco building on the Upper West Side, the pad includes a top-floor sleeping area under a large skylight.
A London Victorian Gets a Dreamy Addition Anchored by a Terrazzo Island
Perfectly balanced materials and an elongated skylight elevate a rear addition in East London’s Lower Clapton.