The kitchen is not a room you associate
with a large expanse of windows;
there is just too much competition for
wall space from cabinets and appliances.
And with one notable exception,
clients seldom mention windows or
other light sources when they consider
this room. That exception is the classic
"kitchen window" that is centered
above the sink.
Even if it faces the siding of a neighbor's
house ten feet away or is a source
of uncomfortable heat and glare, most
clients want it there. And more often
than not, the client wants a projecting
window — a bow, a bay, or a "greenhouse"
This last category sets my teeth on
edge. Although it sounds a little