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Guideline for the Size of Windows


In planning the size of windows, the optimum daylight level relative to the purpose of the room must be the deciding factor. For instance, building regulations require a minimum window area of 1/8 of the floor surface area for living rooms (see table). Large windows make living rooms more comfortable. The window width in secondary rooms can be chosen according…

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Sizes of the Window


If daylight is considered to be essential for the use to which a room will be put, then windows are an unavoidable necessity. Keep in mind how much daylight and nightlight you would want for your room, so consider carefully the sizes of the window. Simple apertures for daylight have developed into significant stylistic features, from Romanesque semi-circular arched windows…

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