It is being advised through many studies that natural lighting can boost production, lift mood, and increase aesthetic value. There have also been many studies done on the effect of sunlight on the human consciousness, and the benefits are huge. Natural light supplies your body with essential vitamins that promote healthier well-being.
The architects of the buildings below identify the supreme engagement of skylight flooding and naturally ventilating a space. Strategically placed, these stunning architectural elements bring the beauty of the outdoors inside.
Image: Iskander Khodzhaev
A stunning courtyard occupied with brilliant climbing plantation and varying shades of greenery is immunised by a skylight with large plate glass windows. The space blends organically with the indoor garden and outdoors beyond.
Stunning Loft, Brasov, Romania
This Loft designed by In Situ Architects in Brasov, Romania, is situated on the top three floors of a new building and offers beautiful views over the mountain and historical city centre of Brasov.
The architects managed to create an open, clear space with a lot of large windows and skylights that embrace natural light.
Mecenat Art Museum / naf architect & design.
Naf decided to design the building focusing on natural light.
Image: © Noriyuki Yano
Huge skylight church, Ferran Vizoso | architecture
The perception of still being outside when “entering” in the old church had to be kept. The sun’s rays passing through the light weighted transparent cover, the air breezes and bird sounds crossing the high naves from all over.
Simmons Hall at MIT/ Steven Holl
Holl’s design solution was that the building would metaphorically work as a sponge. It would be a permeable structure that would soak up light through a series of large openings cutting into the building so that light would filter naturally in through section.
And when it comes skylights, who can forget the radical sliding house?
A leaf from the designer dRMM’s book: Sliding House offers radically variable spaces, extent of shelter, sunlight and insulation. The dynamic change is a physical phenomenon difficult to describe in words or images. It is about the ability to vary the overall building composition and character according to season, weather, or a remote-controlled desire to delight.
The architects of the homes below know the power of the skylight in harnessing the sun and flooding a space with dazzling natural light. Strategically placed, these stunning architectural elements bring the beauty of the outdoors inside while providing natural light throughout the home.