Carmel Mid-Century LEEDMidcentury Dining Room, San Francisco
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Retractable ceilingA retractable ceiling, in this case a glass skylight, rolls open either manually or with the press of a button to create a small or large opening. This improves ventilation within a house and creates a connection with the outdoors.
Retractable skylightA retractable skylight rolls open, either manually or with the press of a button, to create a large opening in the ceiling. This brings a great connection between indoors and outdoors and enables the skylight to have a ventilating function in higher ceilings.TELL USHave you transformed your space with a skylight? Share your pictures with us in the Comments.MORESensational Skylights: Light Up Your Home LifeThe Glorious Benefits of SkylightsHow to Borrow Light for Dark Areas of Your House
10. Open up to innovative ideasA retractable glass ceiling takes the concept of a simple skylight to the next level. With the push of a button, the owners of this Mid-century Modern home can transform their indoor dining room into an open-air meals area that’s flooded with natural light and fresh air. Genius, right?See more of this renovated Mid-century Modern home