7 Examples Of Innovative Lighting On Modern Homes

In many places autumn means changing leave and falling temperatures, but just about everywhere it equates with shorter days. A significant signal of the last occurs when Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends, usually about a week after Halloween, and sunset moves forward one hour.

This shift brings nighttime closer to the end of the workday, making people aware of the way buildings are illuminated and the unique presence they have after the sun goes down. This ideabook celebrates architecture at night as a means to point out different strategies for artificially lighting interiors and exteriors, and just for the fun of looking at houses in a different light.

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The lighting in the pool adds a splash of colour.

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The glass block serves as a skylight during the day and a unique lantern at night.

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The abundance of glass means the colours visually blend and overlap.

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The space behind the expansive glass walls is illuminated.

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The glass doors and walls are accentuated at night.

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A house's presence at night can also be aided by uplights that highlight surfaces.

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Eave lights visually extend the living space into the terrace beyond.

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