Whether by traditional windows, linear openings in the wall, or skylights, the manipulation and incorporation of natural lighting in architectural projects can render a radical change in interior spaces.
The kitchen receives special attention from many architects and designers as it is often the center of activity for a living space and good quality lighting is key in ensuring an aesthetically pleasing and comfortable experience.
in this article, we present a handful of contemporary residential projects from throughout Latin America—Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Brazil—that utilize natural lighting as a way to optimize kitchen space.
Cite: Maiztegui, Belén. "Natural Light in Kitchens: Overhead Illumination in Latin American Homes" [Cocinas con luz natural: iluminación cenital en viviendas latinoamericanas] 03 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. (Trans. Johnson, Maggie) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/950342/natural-light-in-kitchens-overhead-illumination-in-latin-american-homes> ISSN 0719-8884