Bathing in Water and Light – A Contemporary Bathroom

Contemporary Glass Bathroom by Tim Bjella - Arteriors Architects

This contemporary bathroom illustrates a guiding principal behind much of my work: windows should be more than mere holes punched through walls with a bit of glass thrown in to keep the bugs out.

  • Windows make great walls of their own, transparently filling the space between solid masses.
  • When placed on multiple sides of a room, they allow sunlight to bounce off and around the space’s surfaces, eliminating glare and headache inducing extremes of light and dark.
  • They may be used exclusively for natural daylight, omitting the view. These concealed windows wash walls with light and add drama to a space (notice the daylight behind the tile-clad pier below).

Contemporary Glass Bathroom by Tim Bjella - Arteriors Architects

Contemporary Glass Bathroom by Tim Bjella - Arteriors Architects

Contemporary Glass Bathroom by Tim Bjella - Arteriors Architects

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Tim Bjella

Principal architect and interior designer for Arteriors / Bjella Architecture.

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