Sam Hilton
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Controlling heat gain from the sun: horizontal overhangs are more efficient on the south side of a building, whereas vertical fins are more efficient on the east or west elevations. Egg-crates, a combination of vertical and horizontal elements, are particularly efficient in hot climates because they screen out most, if not all, of the sun's rays.

Controlling heat gain from the sun: horizontal overhangs are more efficient on the south side of a building, whereas vertical fins are more efficient on the east or west elevations. Egg-crates, a combination of vertical and horizontal elements, are particularly efficient in hot climates because they screen out most, if not all, of the sun's rays.

A skylight beams natural light into the cave-like bathroom of this [sleek modern abode](http://www.homestolove.com.au/contemporary-home-celebrates-sunshine-style-and-space-2476|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*

A skylight beams natural light into the cave-like bathroom of this [sleek modern abode](http://www.homestolove.com.au/contemporary-home-celebrates-sunshine-style-and-space-2476|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*

Light and air take pride of place here, providing the perfect place for precious me-time. "The approach with this family bathroom was to create a light, modern space," says Fiona Lynch, who created the design for the bathroom. "The freestanding vanity bench with timber dowel leg detail and mesh drawer fronts is subtle, but textural. Neutral tiling sits neatly as a light backdrop." Corian **benchtop** in Glacier White from [CASF](http://casf.com.au/|target="_blank") with pinewood vanity…

Light and air take pride of place here, providing the perfect place for precious me-time. "The approach with this family bathroom was to create a light, modern space," says Fiona Lynch, who created the design for the bathroom. "The freestanding vanity bench with timber dowel leg detail and mesh drawer fronts is subtle, but textural. Neutral tiling sits neatly as a light backdrop." Corian **benchtop** in Glacier White from [CASF](http://casf.com.au/|target="_blank") with pinewood vanity…