Atriums with Skylights | Atrium in a house
11. Atrium House
Architects: Kevin Touhou Midis, dSPACE Studio
This atrium is designed in a home with historic significance. The architect reworked the existing layout to accommodate this minimalistic and open atrium, a contrast to its context.
12. Beverly Hills Estate
Designed around a 100-year-old olive tree, this mansion has two floors with the atrium covered with a skylight that lights up the passage area surrounding the atrium.
13. Bowstring Truss House
Location: Portland, Oregon
Architects: Works Partnership Architecture
A repair-shop turned home and office space, this building has11 skylights and a glass atrium in the center of the space, where a hammock and a vine maple tree sway in the breeze.
Location: Southern New York
Architects: Stephen Moser
After being damaged by a fire, the renovation of the home included an atrium over the main staircase. The self-supporting steel rod railing system and the light pendant nicely contrast with the surrounding woodwork.
15. Della Crocina
Location: Pistoia, Italy
Architects: Pietro Baldoncoli, Francesco Morini
This home is of typical late-Renaissance Tuscan style. The design of the atrium is similar to that of the great cathedrals, with wrought iron railings, carved columns, and vaults. Its vertical lines lead your sight to the domed skylight.
Indoor-Outdoor Atriums | Atrium in a house
16. OC584 Eichler Home
Location: Orange, California
Architects: Claude Oakland
The central outdoor atrium to the home allows for an open-plan. This home is an example of an indoor-outdoor style of living that Eichler homes are known for.
17. Mita House
Location: Southern Osaka, Japan
Architects: Horibe Associates
At the center of the home is an open-air atrium, creating garden-facing rooms that give a serene and nature-focused backdrop.
18. Fairhills Eichler Home
Architects: Claude Oakland and Jones & Emmons
This central atrium, which has concrete pads is bordered by loose stones that house local succulents under the semi-enclosed space. Deep eaves allow for some shade, while a larger central portion remains open for trees and sunlight and can be used as a patio and outdoor seating.
19. North Bay Road Residence
Location: Miami Beach
Architects: Choeff Levy Fischman
This home emphasizes transparency, views, and indoor/outdoor living. The critical component of this is an atrium in the center of the residence, which creates an outdoor seating area while still inside the home.
20. Ferndale Residence
Location: Lake House, Minnesota
Architects: Coen Partners
The open-air atrium sits in the middle of the house, with an opening on two sides looking into a well-designed landscaped area, accessible for outdoor seating and recreation.