Sep 17, 2019 Last Updated 10:52 AM, Aug 14, 2019

Let the light in

Scott Leeder, Commercial Director at VELUX Modular Skylights, looks at the benefits of optimising the levels of natural light and ventilation in long-term healthcare and assisted living facilities.
There’s a strong focus on the importance of natural light in the home at the moment, and an increasing number of house-builders are recognising that this aspect of the build is a key requirement of today’s home occupier, writes Chris Coxon, Head of Marketing at…
High levels of natural light and ventilation are the hallmarks of Tree Top Village in Newcastle, a retirement village with an inspirational design that achieves its goal through the extensive use of VELUX Modular Skylights.
Are your design choices influenced by your geography? David Brailsford, Altro’s new Product Introduction Manager, looks at surfaces for healthcare around the world and explores the influence that climate and light, as well as cultural and social conventions, may have on the choices we make.
A fundamental element of contemporary architecture, there is little doubt that an abundance of natural light in buildings has a positive effect on our moods and manners. One of the best ways to capture this natural light and reduce the need for artificial lighting, whilst…
An extensive decorative sunscreen using precision perforations from RMIG is forming part of a major refurbishment of a historic château in Saint-Avertin, France, which is being converted into a ‘mediatheque’ library designed by Tours based architects Dominique Blondel Architecte.

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