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How to illuminate a dark room? Testimony of Joëlle and Philippe in Sète

The sun is a precious resource, even in one of the brightest cities in France. With this testimony from Philippe and Joëlle in Sète, discover how to capture the sun at the bottom of the garden to illuminate a dark room? Project sheet: Owner: Philippe and Joëlle Type of housing: Town house City: Sète (34)...

How to design a dark courtyard? Our tips and solutions for natural light

In the city, having an interior courtyard is a huge advantage. Especially if you can turn it into a terrace or a garden. However, it must be possible to make it a bright place. This is often antinomic. In this article, discover our tips and solutions to design a dark courtyard and make it naturally...
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How to bring sunshine to a shady courtyard? Testimony of Beatrice and Romain in Lisbon

Beatrice and Romain live on the first floor of a 1900’s building in Lisbon. They want to transform the interior courtyard into a flower garden. The main obstacle is the lack of light. The inner courtyard is in the shadow of the 6 floors of the building. In this article, discover how they brought the...
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Dark balcony: How to light your home on the second floor?

Isabelle and Thierry live in Dijon. For a few years, they have owned a spacious apartment on the second floor. However, this apartment has a dark balcony. This darkens the apartment. Isabelle and Thierry then realize that this phenomenon of dark balcony is due to the cap effect of the balcony above. In this article,...

How to sun a shaded vegetable garden in the city center?

How to grow vegetables in a vegetable garden in the shade of the surrounding buildings. This is the challenge that the ISA, Institut Supérieur Agricole de Lille, gave us for its vegetable garden in the city center. Project sheet: Project : Lighting of an experimental vegetable garden in the city center Location : Lille in...

How to bring natural light into a dark living room? Testimony of Jérôme in Barcelona

Jerome lives in an apartment in the center of Barcelona. It is ideally located to enjoy the atmosphere of the Barrio Gotico, but lacks natural light. Jerome’s apartment is on the second floor, in a narrow street. He wanted to brighten up his living room, which remains dark all day. Apartments overlooking narrow streets with...

Daylighting a historic building: How to illuminate a listed building without work ?

Daylighting a historic building seems a far cry from home automation. The launch of the Intelligent Reflector gives us the opportunity to bring these two approaches together. In this article, discover our collaboration with Mathieu Carlier, author of the Home Automation Blog. The Espaciel Window Reflector can even be adapted to the windows of listed...

How to gain more light in a room with the window reflector? Example in the office of Montiel-Laborde, chartered accountant and auditor

Natural light plays an essential role in the quality of life at work. A parameter that the Montiel-Laborde firm has well integrated during the renovation of its premises. Discover how the Window Reflector allows to gain more light in a room of the office dedicated to the common life of the team. Project sheet :...

How to light a room in depth with the Motorized Reflector? Discover our collaboration with the Youtubeur Comme un pingouin dans le désert.

As a penguin in the desert is a passionate DIYer, he created his YouTube channel to showcase the work he does and share his tips, ideas and findings. Fond of innovation and ecology, he tested the Motorized Reflector during a recent video demo in partnership with Espaciel. Like a penguin in the desert riding the...
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Haussmannian building – How to gain more natural light on the second floor?

François and Ivan want to move to a new apartment in Paris. They find their happiness in a charming Haussmannian building. However, it is located on the second floor on the street. It is cruelly lacking in natural light despite its south-west exposure. Emblematic of Parisian architecture and lifestyle, Haussmannian buildings constitute a true urban...
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