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Our Favourites: Three artful orchestrations of daylight

The skylight of a tiny house in Tokyo, the play of light in a chapel in Odenthal, Germany and a light room in Vorarlberg, Austria create impressive atmospheres.

Epicurean zest for life: Love2 House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects

Takeshi Hosaka's Love2 House in Tokyo is a tiny house with a reinforced concrete skeleton and a curved roof made up of sheets of galvanized aluminum.

Client: Takeshi & Megumi HOSAKA
Architecture: Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Location: Bunkyo, Tokyo (JP)
 

Set in the right light: Chapel by gernot schulz : architektur

With the Christkönigskapelle, gernot schulz : architektur designed a small sacred building. It appears as a modern and gently interpreted room full of peace and spirituality. Made of concrete and wood, a design is created, which is dedicated to the play with light and its targeted orchestration.

Client: Erzbistum Köln / Generalvikariat
Architecture: gernot schulz : architektur
Location: Haus Altenberg, Altenberger-Dom-Straße 31, 51519 Odenthal (DE)

With James Turrell in the Alps

The new Skyspace by the American artist James Turrell is a convergence of space, light and time. Publicly accessible, the installation blends into western Austria’s mountainous landscape and suspends the limits of perception.
 

Architect: James Turrell / Baumschlager-Eberle

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