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Bubbles for the bathroom
wide overhang over windows
As revealed, this corner window in the shower, combined with the glass partition, brings a good amount of light to the whole bathroom. Placing the clear-glass window high — at about head height — creates privacy and frames a view of the trees outside. And yes, this photo shows that corner windows aren't just for living spaces.
n today's modern architecture, you're likely to come across ventilating transoms in spa-like bathrooms. Located all the way up near the ceiling, this top dog adds diffused light for function and beauty while also working hard to ventilate.
Architects will tell you that a transom is most useful in separating the framing from a door from the framing of a window. I think this example pretty much nails that purpose from a modern perspective. The chunky wood beam above the glass doors is committed to the six separate Frenchies below, while the beams in the roof snugly hold the three asymmetrical transoms in place.
kitchen protected from the elements
This separate, self-contained space flows beautifully with the surroundings. Stone supports the roof and beams and holds a stove, cooking surfaces and even a bar.
The house seems to spill beautifully out onto this complete living extension. Areas for sitting, mingling, dining, cooking and enjoyi
This built-in cushion is a nifty way to incorporate your furry companion's equally furry bed into a neat little hideaway. You can customize it to match your decor, and it keeps the pet hair (the bane of any dog/cat owner's existence) in the nook.