Panoramic windows or, as they are called, French are able to transform the interior and exterior of a country cottage and a one-room apartment. Due to the aperture-panorama, the dwelling becomes visually more spacious and receives additional lighting. Panoramic windows are irreplaceable for those houses where wonderful landscapes of the surrounding nature are visible. With the right choice of openings-panoramas, you can transform the kitchen, and the living room, and the bedroom into a luxury apartment, as well as ennoble the terrace and the attic, arrange a room for a workshop or studio in the loft style.
The main difference between panoramic windows and standard ones is that the width is several times larger than the height. Such proportions are used when glazing the entire wall, loggia and a small window opening.
Advantages and disadvantages of panoramic windows
The popularity of panoramic windows is not affected by the higher cost than standard windows. Panoramic windows make it possible to:
- to pass in the room more natural lighting;
- from any place in the room to fully observe the surrounding landscape;
- to give housing, even a small one-story house from a bar, an elegant and original look;
- achieve a high level of sound insulation.
Interior nuances with panoramic windows
Installing panoramic windows in most cases entails changes in the interior. What exactly will have to change, it depends on what kind of panorama and in which room installed.
Modern construction is just beginning to use the window-panorama during the construction of residential apartments. The new housing market is represented in most studio apartments. For such a plan, you need a large amount of light so that any functional area is sufficiently illuminated. The studio can be divided into zones with sliding decorative systems, or furniture. In any project, only a panoramic window from ceiling to floor can provide natural light in full.
Installation of panoramic glazing in the new building and already inhabited house has significant differences. For a newly built building, the installation of the panorama will take a little time, since it is not necessary to cut down the walls and obtain permits from the architecture. It will be enough to choose the type of window, material, call the wizard to measure, pay and wait for a while until the window is ready. Yes, and the project is usually provided in advance window openings of certain sizes.