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Remodeling Projects Part 1: Natural Light

Part one of a series on remodeling projects covers the addition of natural light fixtures to an existing home or business.

Natural Light in Architectural Design 

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Using natural light effectively in an architectural design is important both aesthetically and psychologically.  One of our clients in Scottsdale bought a building to set up their new corporate headquarters.  The building was antiquated and made at a time when everyone seemed to love fluorescent lighting.  When we were remodeling the place, the client was at a loss for what to do where light was concerned.  We installed about three or four skylights, including one large one in the lobby area.  We removed the popcorn plaster ceiling and rerouted the ventilation shafts.

What was a dilapidated eyesore changed into a corporate showpiece, and all because we added some natural light.  However, it isn’t just skylights that can help with natural light.  With the right windows designed by an architectural firm, you can have the best of both worlds, with glare reduction woven together with natural light.

Architects and Window Design

Sometimes, when a building was designed, the tastes of the times dominated the design.  As a result, there are some building designerss that were so keen on the introduction of electric light, that they walled off windows to take advantage of the “marvel of the modern age.”  As a result, a lot of older buildings have an oppressive feel because of the lack of natural light.  By consulting an architect, you can place a window appropriately, without compromising the structural integrity of the building, and also avoiding putting a window that will catch far too much sunlight.

So remember that natural light is a wonderful addition to a building.  It gives people a morale boost, and allows you to save money on electricity.  So if you want to add natural light to your building design, call in an architect.

This concludes part one of our series.  For more information on remodeling projects, be sure to read part two and part three as well.

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470 E. Canyon Creek Court ,
Gilbert, AZ 85295

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