23,632 skylights Home Design Photos

John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
7 Reviews
Sunset Overlook
Ideabooks1,385
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wahwah - This home is in the sunset district of Sn Francisco also. The skylight system was a custom configured, w/ remote operable sections. We'd be happy to help you design a similar system. Please contact our office and we can provide you with more detailed information on this. bretwalters@joh
Calgary Skylight Ideas: Skylights Calgary, Alberta
Having a skylight in the middle of the house. To add sunshine
Here is another bridge capped by a skylight. Note how the bridge surface is a metal grating that lets light filter to the space below.
Use to suggest movement. We’re naturally programmed to be drawn toward sources of light. This makes the skylight an effective tool for inciting movement between spaces
“Ceiling glass” — drdipti
Contemporary Kitchen
Ideabooks20,059
Questions11
What is the ceiling height and who manufactures the skylights?
How do you clean the skylights?
See above, this is not my photo, but the skylight I link above would work well for this application.
By looking at the cabinets it appears the ceiling height is around 9' and the skylights could be VELUX FS-C12's which are 21" wide and 70" long
Modern coatings on VELUX Skylights called Neat Glass, really cut down on the cleaning needed for the exterior of the skylight. Read all about it here: http://blog.skylightsforless.com/velux-neat-glass/ Cleaning of skylights would be done the same as any other window in your
your home. Cleaning solution and a squeegee works really well and can be done quickly! For out of reach skylights you can put a squeegee on a pole similar to a window washer.
“Rooftop” — Manuela Mafe
David Churchill - Architectural Photographer
House Earl's Court
Ideabooks16,078
Questions5
Is this lighting in the ceiling or a skylight?
Love the skylights in the centre. maybe with the addition of shade screens (automatic).
Nice long skylight along the middle of the roof
"New York city building style" skylight!
Project: Add a skylight or light tube.There are some important things to consider before selecting a skylight or light tube. Access to more sunlight can have profound effects on the efficiency of your home’s building envelope, or skin. It’s always best to assess your house from a whole-building design
National Institute of Building Sciences website).In new constructions we have the liberty to consider daylighting from the initial design stages. Skylights can be an integrated part of the design of a house, allowing the interior to feel as though it’s connected with the exterior. The proportion of glass
“I love the skyline for the ceiling” — Paloma Herrera
Bud Dietrich, AIA
11 Reviews
california dreaming - the kitchen
Ideabooks879
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A large center island with overhead skylight and windows overlooking the garden keep this kitchen bright and open as well as connected to the outdoors. This home was featured on the CBS News Sunday Morning annual design program in the summer of 2010. This show included an interview with Sarah Susanka
colour scheme, but not cabinet style. pot lights and some lighting in the skylight
the skylight; the track lighting in the skylight
Finished opening to the skylight; the track lighting in the skylight
“Additional lights in skylight” — justinio73
Charlie Barnett Associates
Palo Alto Residence
Ideabooks1,668
Questions3
where can I get the spotlight shown in the skylight please?
Love the skylight and red tone of the wood work
Nice light and feel. Wood ceiling with skylight
A fave! Love the colors, size, skylight
play up the wood on the beam and skylight
Calgary Skylights: Calgary Skylight Ideas
Skylight with track light
Skylight and middle island
Skylight over island
light fixture inside skylight box
great skylight over island
skylight in kitchen...big skylight...Skylight trim
“Ceiling” — dactdo12
Marina Rubina, Architect
1 Review
Quarry Street House
Ideabooks1,240
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pella.com/windows/explore-window-styles/window.aspx?type=pella-impervia-casement-window. The window in the left upper corner is a custom window and skylight combination.
SKYLIGHT is in the left corner!
Bedroom skylight to bring in more light
Cutaways to reading space above also create skylight.
corner window and skylight become one, very clever idea
love the corner-wrapped windows, the wall window that become s a"skylight"
Here is a view inside the room with the skylight. The skylight is out of view on the left, but its effects are clearly apparent: The light coming down from the opening in the ceiling balances the window opposite and gives the person who sleeps on the right side of the bed a nice glimpse of sky.
“Like the timber bed side table” — jessoire
Modern Hall
Ideabooks1,377
Questions5
I really want to do this, but do not see how it could meet IRC skylight glazing. Did you have any issues with inspectors?
How could I devise to use glass blocks for patio pavers to essentially create a skylight for a window well? Which would be strong enough support to be walked upon, tables chairs or any other regular patio things. (Such as those frequently seen in citys in Europe where the windowwell
Cool job - like the structural glass block paver skylight! There are specifically designed glass block paver systems (some are made with an aluminum system and others glass block pavers are installed in a concrete system - I'll include a link below with more information for you: http://innovatebui
“Glassblowing” — ancona
arbejazz architects studio ltd.
k house
Ideabooks617
Questions1
Love the ability to easily clean the skylight from the upper deck.
is needed. Skylights can also offer an interactive experience between an upper deck and the interior below; here they let viewers peer inside.
Small Skylights with our fencing for the basement.
Skylights on the sun deck gives illumination in the daytime
Great use of small skylights on outdoor
Portholes on the deck are skylights in the house
Placing a skylight on the upper deck of a roof (previous photo) makes it easy to access if maintenance is needed. Skylights can also offer an interactive experience between an upper deck and the interior below; here they let viewers peer inside.
“portholes to windows below” — Envy Eco-focussed Environments
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