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CHCC of Tsinghua University

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Lit Up: 16 Projects Illuminated by Skylights

06:00 - 30 May, 2017
Lit Up: 16 Projects Illuminated by Skylights, Courtesy of ARCHSTUDIO
Courtesy of ARCHSTUDIO

North light, south light, warm light and cool light – the diversity of skylights mean they can illuminate any space. Both a window and a ceiling, the hybrid nature of a skylight enables it to be a key element used in architectural spaces. The cool light of a north skylight is instrumental in creating a space to focus and work, while its south-facing counterpart lights up a space with that golden glow. Through its flexibility also come opportunities for expression, from its shape to its angle. Is a skylight a ribbon weaving through a roof panel? Or is it a series of dotted openings creating a mosaic of daylight on the floor? Check out these 16 examples of contemporary spaces lit by this key element below:

Shengdetang Ruins Gallery / CHCC of Tsinghua University

01:00 - 8 March, 2013
Shengdetang Ruins Gallery / CHCC of Tsinghua University, © Jin Dongjun
© Jin Dongjun

© Jin Dongjun © Jin Dongjun © Jin Dongjun © Jin Dongjun + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sanya, Hainan, China
  • Architects in Charge

    Culture Heritage Conservation Center of Tsinghua University
  • Design Team

    Cui Guanghai, Li Jing
  • Collaborators

    Jie Xiaofeng, Guo Hongyan, Bi Quanyao
  • Structural Engineering

    Liu xiang, Yu Guang
  • Area

    498.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs