House in Highgate Cemetery
Open air kitchen, with sliding rooflight.
Photography: Lyndon Douglas
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Open up to the elementsLarge windows and doors that can open up to the sky or garden are a great way to let in daylight and, on warmer days, fresh air, too. This sliding roof light over the kitchen makes the space feel as if it’s part of a courtyard, but simple bifolding doors leading onto the garden are also very effective.Take a look at more kitchen designs from across the world
The sky’s the limitOr, of course, you could go all out and remove the glass altogether, as in this home. It’s not quite as open as it looks though – this is in fact a sliding glass roof light that opens up completely at the touch of a button to give its owners the best of both worlds. Bravo.Read more:Design Workshop: How to Borrow Light from Outside6 Atriums That Inspire Calm, Breezy LivingTell us:Have you used glass creatively in your home? Tell us how, or post a picture in the Comments below.