Potential to balance daylight and create a feeling of generosity
In some cases the light shaft can be placed to balance light to the ’internal’ side of a room that would otherwise be starved for light. This not only reduces the effect of glare but makes the room feel much larger due to the generosity in the high volume.
DAYLIGHT ANALYSIS BEFORE
DAYLIGHT ANALYSIS AFTER
Playful design features
Consider the angle of the knee walls to the room in the attic space - is it a rumpus space where angled walls could become a feature for a relaxed seating design whilst at the same time creating an optimal light shaft to the room below?