The bay window in the house - free lighting and lots of other goodies
Table of contents
- 1.1 A variety of forms of bay windows
2 design rules
- 2.1 Typical problems oriel
- 2.2 Pros and cons of oriel
3 Bay window on all occasions
- 3.1 Living room with a bay window
- 3.2 Niche in the bedroom
- 3.3 kitchen ledge
- 3.4 Stairs in niche
- 4 Summarizing
Mix of balconies, terraces, bay windows, skylights makes the house in a fairytale castle
What is the bay window, and whether you need it in your home? I'm ready to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of the fashion design, as well as the rational use of its interior space.
Thus, the bay area - what is it? The answer to the question must be sought in SNIP 2.08.01-89, according to which the bay window (aka lip / lantern) is referred to as part of the premises, advocating for the perimeter of the building. lantern progenitors steel guard posts to fortification shafts in locks with a viewing angle of 180 °.
In medieval cities lugs built on the second floor, freeing preview for movement. Located on the outrigger extension that relied on braces, rests, in turn, to the load-bearing walls of the first floor.
If you omit the ledge below, the street becomes impassable
Renaissance architectural projections gave a magnificent luxury, they were only decorative elements. Only since the end of the XIX century. with the emergence of a fundamentally new building material - concrete, bay windows in the houses coming into fashion.
Brackets that support the modern bay window, become decorative elements
Boom panel developments of the twentieth century. almost eliminates any architectural "excesses." In the same quiet Neighborhood, on the contrary, there are numerous houses with bay windows, built in the 50s by German prisoners.
Traditional post-war "German" house with skylights
Who bay windows are a highlight of the external appearance of luxury residential high-rise, ultra-modern offices. And for private construction projects are increasingly choosing homes with a bay window, where the merits of the latter is fully realized.
Modern house with a bay window-fold. It resembles a folded sheet of paper
A variety of forms of bay windows
Depending on the external shape of the architectural elements in the room there is an additional area of the same shape.
Triangular bay window in the evening like a flashlight
The shape of the bay are:
Right - trapezium-shaped protrusion
Round two-story house with a bay window in the photo
- Polyhedral protrusions complex design.
Consistent location of lanterns they are called:
A typical wall oriel
- wall (Flat surfaces);
Classic corner bay window
- Inscribed at angle (In one plane with a wall).
Corner glazing gives the right to be called a bay window design
No matter how beautiful the bay window on the outside, inside it is a fantastic place of metamorphosis, giving the room the charm and originality. Even located on the shady side of the house, the protrusion provides additional daylight room.
Thanks to the solid glass lamp is illuminated as long as possible
Light is beneficial to emotional balance and physical health of the inhabitants. Not to steal precious suites, curtains for bay window in the living room, bedroom and other rooms should not be dense and dark. It is recommended to use a semi-transparent fabric:
Unusual curtains of plastic circles give the room a freshness
But the Russians are not so Europeanized to exhibit personal life on display (especially in the evening, and even on the first floor). Therefore, thick curtains, day stuck elegant cords, be quite appropriate.
European way of life - all for show
Cornices for bay window can be purchased without any problems, no matter how complicated the configuration and length they are. You can use any kind of suspensions of different materials - ceiling, wall-mounted, aluminum, wood, plastic.
A variety of forms of eaves recess
On this island of light depending on whether it is located, you can arrange the dining room, recreation area or workplace in any room. The projection may be a starting point in the design registration of the room or, alternatively, to adjust to the interior.
Typical problems oriel
Serving glazed extension is vulnerable to all kinds of natural turmoil, it can become a pole of cold, damp. Weatherization bay statement does not provide any exotic ways and includes a choice of:
- Installation of radiators (Convectors / battery);
- Wall insulation, floor;
- Laying of heating floor.
It is advisable to set the maximum multi-windows - they have better heat and sound insulation properties.
If you live in an area with severe winters with snow, full glazing projection will require significant investments in its thermal insulation. In areas with mild climate house project with a fully glazed projection will be an excellent solution.
For example, it is interesting idea can beat the protrusion facing the patio, using as glazing French windows. This achieves not only a visual but also a real contact with the outside world, one has only to open the graceful folds.
French window allows you to go directly from the house to the patio
Pros and cons of oriel
So, from the above it is seen that a bay window in the room has a lot of advantages with a minimum of inconvenience.
- Due to the large bay windows are minimized work on the finishing of the exterior walls;
- Growing area of the room;
- Extended natural light;
- It embodies any design idea;
- Is the link between the outside world and bathroom.
- The high price of multilayer insulating glass oriel;
- Required insulation structure;
- Heat losses large glazed surface, which significantly limits their use.
Bay window on all occasions
Cozy bright spot has a magnetic attraction and even the tiny ledge is application. List the opportunities of usable area is quite impressive - from recreation areas to the workplace.
In the bay window can be arranged:
- Winter Garden;
- Song Hall;
- needlewoman corner;
- Game room;
- "Cabin-Reading Room";
Japanese restraint clearance corner for reading promotes concentration
- dining room;
- art room;
- Exposure by posting on the windowsill souvenirs, hand masterpieces;
- Small lounge.
The tiny bay window, inscribed in the corner, incredibly increases close kitchenette
Often, the owners prefer to have a bay window in the living room or kitchen for the reason that this is where the family gathers, receiving guests. Therefore especially important to observe the harmony of function and design, to withstand the general stylistic direction.
bay window in the living room project. Identical lamps, pillows and sofa turns into a catwalk combine space and projection room
Living room with a bay window
Projection design options are almost limitless in the living room, and depend on the area of your imagination and abilities.
What can turn ledge in the living room:
- It became fashionable to use the wide window sills in a niche under the bench on which lay a beautiful mattresses, pillows. Under the windowsill can be a place in the drawers for things, closed their decorative panel. This place is just created for get-togethers with a cup of coffee and a book.
On such a windowsill enough space for the whole family
- The unusual design of the living room with a bay window out, if placed in a bright area of the podium. Such zoning successfully accentuate rather narrow contrasting lambrequins along the windows. The raised platform is easily transformed into a stage for karaoke. A piano in the bay window? It even sounds exquisite.
Expensive finishing materials, a chandelier-candle converted modest projection in the chamber room
- And how not to mention the winter garden in the skylights, which feel comfortable any plants. Near a miniature table, chair, soft music and a session high of relaxation is guaranteed. For more privacy living room partitioned off from the ledge openwork lattice / screen.
Green carpet in an impromptu winter garden creates an illusion of green grass
Niche in the bedroom
In the children's room skylight will certainly become a place of games / training. On sunny days, kids can arrange impromptu solarium. Round the bay window in the room, according to scientists, has a positive effect on the psyche, the image of the child's thinking.
Cozy children with a circular protrusion
If the window sill and a favorite child likes to sit there, take care of blockers opening the windows in order to avoid an accident.
Niche in the bedroom for adults is perfect for a mini-cabinet. The question is, how to decorate the workplace, is solved by the window sill, that will fit a laptop. On improvised shelves will be located at the bottom of the compact portfolio documents. In order not to disturb the sleeper, the projection closes blackout curtains.
Cabinet in the bedroom
Kitchen with bay window - a unique duo that will significantly release the working area. If the niche is of modest size, in her garden, the garden can be arranged in pots, and grow onions, fennel, strawberries, lemons. Fresh products are on the way to the plate without losing a single vitamin.
The original solution - light lamp in the working area of the kitchen
Niche more turns into a dining area with table, chairs and even a sofa along the perimeter. You can safely experiment with color, choose furniture other "style" floor. For such windows the dining room are perfect roman shades of matter / bamboo.
Transparent chairs, gleaming countertops extend dining space
Stairs in niche
Increasing the area of the room due to the protrusion is meaningless if the same utility meters "eats" the ladder. Therefore, in the bay windows, arranged one above the other and united by a common space, it is possible to make the stairwell.
Staircase in the niche. outside view
This saves vital space in the small room size. The smaller the volume of the bay window, the steeper will be the stairs, so safety is given special attention. Must be carried out according to GOST qualified.
The staircase in the bay window
If you are looking for a design solution for a room with a projection, this information will be useful. Thanks to the professional advice of your bay window will be functional, comfortable, and the room will acquire personality. Also I advise watch the video in this article.