Architectural Details: 10 Skylights in the Bath by

Issue 61 · Bath & Spa · February 25, 2013

Architectural Details: 10 Skylights in the Bath

Issue 61 · Bath & Spa · February 25, 2013

A well-detailed skylight in a bathroom (minimal frame and soft diffused light) can transport your daily ablutions to a plein air experience. A poorly detailed skylight, on the other hand (too much frame and harsh light), will only make you wish you were outside all the more. Here are 10 favorites from the first category.

Suppose Design Office, borrowed light from skylight in courtyard, Remodelista

Above: A bathroom by Suppose Design Office in Japan borrows light from a courtyard skylight.

Skylight in bathroom, Min|Day, Remodelista

Above: A skylight placed in a raised section of the ceiling in this bathroom by San Francisco based Min|Day (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) brings down a shaft of natural light to wash over the mirror.

Skylight in bathroom, Robert Siegel Architects, Remodelista

Above: In their addition to an Edward Larrabee Barnes home, New York based Robert Siegel Architects used pebbles as well a skylight to create the effect of an outdoor shower. Image via DesignMilk.

Skylight in bathroom, Cary Bernstein Architect, Remodelista

Above: The diffused light from the skylight in this shower designed by Cary Bernstein Architect (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) defines the shower area beneath.

Skylight in bathroom, The Architecture Republic, Remodelista

Above: In this Dublin bathroom by The Architecture Republic, a surrealist painting exists in this frameless piece of glass that goes from edge to edge. Photo by Paul Tierny via ArchDaily.

Skylight in bathroom, Mark Reilly Architecture, Remodelista

Above: By hiding the frame, this shower by San Francisco based Mark Reilly Architecture (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) feels as it if is open to the sky above. Photos by Bruce Damonte.

Skylight in bathroom, Sean Godsell, Remodelista

Above: In an all wood bathroom by Australian architect Sean Godsell, the shadows created by a slatted wood screen across the skylight above creates a similar effect of the light that shines through the trees of a forest.

Skylight in bathroom, Aidlin Darling Design, Remodelista

Above: A skylight above the soffit washes natural light across the wood wall in this bathroom by San Francisco based Adlin Darling Design.

Skylight in bathroom, Cary Tamarkin, Shelter Island, Remodelista

Above: Bar the frameless skylight, the shower area in architect Cary Tamarkin's Shelter Island house is open to the elements above.

Skylight in bathroom, Remodelista

Above: Two off the shelf skylights (much less expensive than one frameless piece of glass) are cleverly combined into one in this bath by Ogawa Fisher Architects.

Skylight in bathroom, Rundell Associates, Remodelista

Above: A skylight which defines the shower area of this bathroom by Rundell Associates (a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) lends natural daylight to the mirror above the sink.

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