Brooktree / Los Angeles Mid-Century ModernMidcentury Entry, Los Angeles

A pool of light from the oculus tracks the movement of the sun across the sky. /
photo: Karyn R Millet

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What Houzz contributors are saying:

johnhill
John Hill added this to See the Sky as Never Before, Courtesy of Artist James TurrellMay 27, 2013

From the other side of the door, we can grasp another aspect of the round opening: It traces the path of the sun both spatially (across the ground and the three walls) and in the shape of the light that passes through.

bud_dietrich
Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to OculusMar 4, 2013

An oculus can be used in an exterior canopy as a way to brighten an entryway. The location of the light beam cast by the oculus will shift throughout the day as the sun moves across the sky.

lawrencekarol
Lawrence Karol added this to Houzz Tour: Modern Updates for a Midcentury Home in Los AngelesFeb 7, 2013

The entry courtyard's roof, also made of reclaimed redwood, features an oculus that allows in light and provides a view of the pine trees.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

mischelleinla
mischelleinla added this to entryJun 30, 2019

reclaimed redwood/ Cold Canyon wood

kitayi
jenny soetanto added this to Woodthorpe BackyardJun 8, 2019

Mix of horizontal and vertical, walkway, composite decking

jillcm
Jill M added this to FenceApr 2, 2019

Gate is different than rest of fence

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