Situated within the picturesque Sevenoaks in Kent and taking advantage of spectacular sights and beautiful sky views, a bungalow renovation has installed three Glazing Vision rooflights and two frameless Glazing Vision roof windows.
Sitting flush within the property roofline, helping to create a contemporary family house, brimming with character and natural daylight.
The clients of this tired bungalow were looking for a full renovation and extension, creating a larger two storey family house which would offer the potential for an open planned environment to bring up their family.
With the property set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the concept from Studio HE was to let in the light and views out towards the natural environment of the rural surroundings.
As the client had a passion for design, the aim from Studio HE was to approach each element as a bespoke item ensuring the building was tailored cohesively as a crafted unique piece of architecture.
This would be the ‘light well’ of the property. As such, they aimed to create ‘a stairway to heaven’ by developing a beautiful bespoke ply stair (as ply was also the structural disguised integrity of the roof).
Once this had been designed, Studio HE then wanted the entire ceiling above to open to the sky’s bringing down light and a shadow dance which would evolve over the seasons. In this corridor the stairs could also be a place of meditation framed by the sky.
With previous experience of using Glazing Vision, and with the modern look required, it was a perfect fit to include the frameless rooflights and roof windows throughout the renovation.
The Pitchglaze roof window adopts pioneering ‘frameless’ design ethos, so that when installed, building occupants can enjoy sky only views, something not usually found with traditional roof window products.
Included into this contemporary property were three laminated flat rooflights, which meet the Secured By Design (SBD) requirements to maximise the safety of the property, and two Pitchglaze flush roof windows.
Frameless rooflights and roof windows are designed to allow the maximum amount of light into a space. They feature minimal fixings and frames, so all you see when you look up is a clear expanse of glass.
This frameless element was especially important for this project as it allowed light to flow throughout the entire property and brighten up spaces, creating a open plan design – which has been welcomed by the owners.
Glazing Vision Ltd,
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