Ten Amazing Skylight Ideas

From Huge Atriums, to Tiny Attic Bedrooms add Skylights and Sun Tunnels to improve the feel and flow of many rooms.  Check out all of these day-lighting ideas!

1. Sun tunnels in a green roof over a public restroom at Observation Hill from Late to the Garden Party:

green-roof-sun-tunnels

Green Roof Sun Tunnels

2. A Brazilian man installed soda bottles filled with bleach and water straight into the roof line to light up low income housing that did not have electricity or natural light.

Moser Soda Bottle Lightbulbs

Moser Soda Bottle Lightbulbs

3. Circular Skylights in the ceiling for a dramatic modern effect.

Circular Skylights in Stadel Museum

Circular Skylights in Stadel Museum

4. Staircases often lack natural light, add a Skylight!

Staircase Stairwell Skylight

Skylight over a stairwell

5. Turn your attic into useful and pleasant living space.

Attic Room Skylights

Attic Room Skylights

6. Tiny House Loft Skylights, imagine how horrible this room would be without them!

Skylights in Loft Bedroom

Skylights in Loft Bedroom

7. Bring nature in, turn your lofted skylight in to a planter / arbor.

Skylight Planter

A perfect location for an indoor planter.

8. Lava Tube Skylight!  OK, so maybe you can’t create this exactly, but this is a naturally occurring Skylight in an Active Lava Tube at the Hawaii Volcano National Park.  Don’t get too close!

Lava Tube Skylight

Lava Tube Skylight

9. Turn your bathroom into a spa experience, add a skylight over your tub!

Skylight over Soaking Tub

Skylight over Soaking Tub

10. Soak your living room with natural light, round and long skinny skylights used creatively here!

Creative living room round and long skinny skylights

Creative living room round and long skinny skylights

 

Co-owner of Skylights For Less and US Building Products. Jay has a 15 year history with Construction, Construction Management, Building Projects and Building Products. He is here to help you with your construction questions, especially related to Skylights! Google+

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