Innovative “More Sky” Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called More Sky that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from conventional-looking windows into unique spaces to sit and enjoy the surrounding outdoor scenery. More Sky works with existing types of windows for easy installation while being specifically adapted to the human body.

Garcia had densely-populated cities in mind when creating More Sky. Because space is often at a premium in these environments, the windows function as both an architectural element and extension of a housing unit. It can offer a form of reprieve from the limited square footage, as well as a cozy place to collect your thoughts.

Aldana Ferrer Garcia: Website 
via [Contemporist]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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