The use of skylights in different house designs

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Skylight designs have undergone a significant transformation in recent years, evolving from functional necessities to design statements.
Homeowners in many designs are adopting skylights not only for their ability to brighten rooms but also for their aesthetic effect.
The latest trends also reflect the desire to seamlessly integrate skylights into the overall design scheme, creating stunning, well-lit spaces.

Shapes and sizes of modern skylights

Geometric statement

Skylights are no longer limited to traditional shapes, as homeowners choose geometric designs,
such as triangular, hexagonal, or even asymmetrical skylights, adding an avant-garde touch to interior designs.

Wide skylights

Enjoy the grandeur of expansive skylights that span the length or entire width of the room,
flooding the space with natural light.
Oversized skylights create a sense of openness and connection to the outdoors.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Smart skylight technology

Automated ventilation

It is possible to integrate smart technology in skylights with automated ventilation systems,
These systems can be programmed to open and close based on temperature,
humidity or time, providing optimal comfort and energy efficiency.

Remote control and sensors

Skylights equipped with remote controls and sensors simplify the process.
Users can adjust the amount of light entering a room or turn off skylights during inclement weather with just the touch of a button.

Energy efficient skylights

Double glazing

Double-glazed skylights enhance energy efficiency, as this design reduces heat transfer,
keeping interiors cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Solar powered skylights

Enjoy sustainable living with solar-powered skylights.
These skylights harness the power of the sun to work, reducing reliance on traditional energy sources and lowering energy costs.

Dynamic lighting solutions

Skylight curtains and shades

Natural light control can be enhanced with blinds and shades,
with motorized options making adjustments easier.
Allowing homeowners to diffuse or completely block light based on their preferences.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Tunnels and light tubes

For spaces where traditional skylights may not be possible, light tunnels or tubes can be used.
These innovative solutions direct sunlight from the roof to the interior, illuminating even the darkest corners.

Custom skylights frames and finishes

Minimal frames

Enjoy the beauty of simplicity with minimalist ceiling frames, where slim shapes and clean lines create a contemporary look.
This allows the focus to be on the natural light flowing into the space.

Statement frames

Make a bold design statement with illuminated frames in contrasting colors or unique finishes.
Gold, black, or copper frames can also become captivating focal points that complement the overall aesthetic.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Multifunctional skylight spaces

Skylight lobbies

Transform your living spaces into peaceful havens with skylights.
Not only do these fixtures bring in abundant natural light;
They also create a connection to the outside, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces.

Skylight ceilings

Skylights can be integrated directly into the roof design for a seamless, cohesive look.
This trend is especially effective in areas where a traditional window may not be practical.

 

Skylight designs inspired by nature

Skylights with greenery

Combining the beauty of nature and skylights by incorporating greenery, creates a harmonious and refreshing atmosphere.
This is through skylight designs with integrated plantings or surrounding green walls.

Skylights with water features

Elevate your indoor oasis with skylights featuring integrated water features,
where the sound of flowing water combined with natural light creates a soothing spa-like ambiance.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Skylight designs inspired by nature

Skylights with greenery

Combining the beauty of nature and skylights by incorporating greenery, creates a harmonious and refreshing atmosphere.
This is through skylight designs with integrated plantings or surrounding green walls.

Skylights with water features

Elevate your indoor oasis with skylights featuring integrated water features,
where the sound of flowing water combined with natural light creates a soothing spa-like ambiance.

The use of skylights in different house designs

 

Natural light and health benefits

A beautiful interior filled with light is much more attractive than a dark and poorly lit (or overly lit) interior.
Natural light makes our homes look their best, and most people agree that having natural light year-round brightens a room.
It has an undeniable euphoric effect on your mood.
Exposure to natural light also releases serotonin, which boosts energy levels along with your mood.
A dark and gloomy space often drags you down and makes you feel depressed.
The sun also naturally improves mood and can also have a positive effect on your sleep.
Sunlight provides us with healthy amounts of Vitamin D which is also essential for our well-being.
Having skylights in your home brings in the sun, filling your home with natural light can provide you with adequate amounts of Vitamin D.

Vaulted tunnel runs through brick house by Batay-Csorba Architects

 

Make the most of a small space

You can maximize space and make a room appear larger than it is by adding a skylight.
Soft natural light can help make a space feel larger and give the room a whole new life.
Obviously, bringing the outside in and having a beautiful view of the sky,
trees and stars will be a plus for any home.
In a room where privacy is an issue but more lighting is needed, a skylight can solve this problem.
It will give you much needed light with a pleasant overhead view,
instead of seeing neighbors or traffic through a traditional window.

Renovation of the Beijing Art Gallery with two trapezoidal volumes to create skylights

 

Openable skylights

Openable skylights are an option that allow you to look at the sky without any glass filter and will also provide you with increased ventilation throughout your space.
You can also have a well-ventilated room without compromising the security of the home.
There are a number of different skylights you can choose from – fixed skylights, sliding/retractable skylights, and articulated skylights.
If you are choosing an unstable skylight, you need to think about how to access it.
If it’s too high to reach, you’ll need a special pole or choose a motorized skylight instead.

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