Windows on two sides

Jun 10, 2021

Bring more sunshine into your house: part 4


Christopher Alexander's "A Pattern Language" is a big promoter of placing windows on two sides of rooms. His argument was that light coming from at least two sides opens up a room and changes the atmosphere completely. It is certainly true that well lit rooms are great to live in, but it is hard enough to give all rooms good window space, let alone on two-sides! But Alexander is adamant about it: "This pattern, perhaps more than any other single pattern determines the success or failure of a room". Y