Bowman enjoys the effect of sloped glazing on natural light, as seen on this home he designed. “From the inside, it allows rooms to push out beyond the perceived exterior wall, and thereby strengthens the connection with the outside,” he says. He specs Solarium & Skylight Systems products, which have aluminum alloy frames; rubber gaskets; and various types of glass. Solarium & Skylight Systems, 800.794.9776;

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Obie G. Bowman, Architect
obie bowman, faia
healdsburg, calif.