Glazing Vision

Glazing Vision frameless eaves rooflight takes centre stage in modern kitchen

  • 16 Nov 2020

Utilising a Glazing Vision fixed Eaves roof light, a modernised rear extension has been resurrected, emphasising uninterrupted views of the garden from both the kitchen and snug.

This will help to bring in an abundance of natural daylight, whilst also creating a feature element for the family home.

After initial discussion with the client, KJC Architects design included a large format rooflight and large fixed window below, which would help to replace the existing glazed extension with a more modernised extension within the same footprint.

The new roof was going to be finished with a standing seam steel roof, which meant they wanted to compliment this with an equally modern roof light to allow a shard of light into the core of the house, in particular, the kitchen space.

Having worked with Glazing Vision before and using some of their standard products, KJC Architects Director Kevin Clarke, initially sourced out the Flushglaze rooflight, as he felt the frameless design and modern look would work well on a project of this size.

However, after a more detailed discussion with Glazing Vision’s Technical Specification Manager, Barry Marchant, Kevin was informed of a solution which would allow him to combine both elements as one feature.

The eaves rooflight was recommended, which could help to avoid the unnecessary gap between the window and roof light and bringing in as much light as possible, whilst also creating a view of the garden.

The Glazing Vision ‘eaves’ Flushglaze roof light comprises of two or more glazed sections installed in both vertical and horizontal planes, joined together with a structural silicone seal.

Internally, the eaves Flushglaze unit provides the same frameless views, resulting in a seamless transition between inside and outside.

The fixed eaves roof light, measuring 3010mm (span) x 1310mm (width) x 1556mm (height), provided a continuous view of the garden and allowed KJC Architects to focus on one tree in the garden, which they wanted to emphasise from the initial concept stage.

Kevin Clarke commented: “The eaves roof light, provided additional natural light, gave expansive views of the garden and became a feature in its own right. We were very happy with the end result; it is as striking and impressive as we hoped it would be.”

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Glazing Vision Ltd,
Sawmills Road,
Diss,
IP22 4RG

01379 658 300

[email protected]

 

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