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13 oculus Ideabooks
"famous oculus is at the Pantheon in Rome. Since then "oculus" also has come to mean... An oculus was originally a round opening at the center of a dome designed to bring... about an oculus is the circle of light created and how that circle moves about the interior... An oculus can be used in an exterior canopy as a way to brighten an entryway. The... by the oculus will shift throughout the day as the sun moves across the sky. An oculus..."
The Glorious Benefits of Skylights
Houzz Tour: Mission District Row House
Ox-Eye Windows Hit the Mark in Architecture
Modern Homes That Control the Sun
See architecture that creates shade and manages temperatures — and offers some much-needed visual escapism
Box Beam Ceilings
Emerging Virtual-Reality Home Systems Might Blow Your Mind
Get near-total immersion in home entertainment with virtual-reality gadgets worthy of a sci-fi flick, coming soon
"called Oculus Rift has got the video gaming world ready to go to the next level. Still... reviewers, the Oculus Rift is a head-mounted display worn like goggles over the eyes. It looks... blacked out. Oculus Rift headsets replace the TV screen during video game play. Instead... eyes. Oculus Rift headsets can be used with dozens of popular games. But it’s likely... the TV. Oculus Rift headsets are currently available only to software developers for..."
Houzz Tour: An 1898 Church in Wisconsin Finds Resurrection
Neglected and in disrepair, an old church gets a glorious renovation by an architect with a love of historic details
Prefab Homes Expand Modern Design's Reach
Houzz Tour: Modern Updates for a Midcentury Home in Los Angeles
Additions include a family room and a second-story master suite, but many other spots got some redesign love too
12 Great Decorative Alternatives to Curtains
Filter light and views while drawing the eye by dressing windows in specialty glass, artistic screens or snazzy shades
4 Former Churches Find New Glory as Homes
Buyers are singing the praises of unconventional homes fashioned from decommissioned churches around the world
5 Unique Homes Throw the Landscape a Curve