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Paul Benedek

Our architect (Site Studio) came up with an alternative to all the above for the current renovation of our very narrow (3.5m internal, 4m external) terrace: a stepped roof allowing clerestorey windows. Two-thirds of the roof over our kitchen/living room will be raised to about 3.3m, with the lower roof at around 2.4m, allowing for long, slim, north facing windows that will let plenty of light and air in, and some much needed winter sun.

Another small but smart design was the landing at the top of our stairs, which is over our hallway, will be timber-framed perforated steel, allowing light that will come in through a large window at the top of the stairs, to flow down to the relatively dark centre of the hallway.

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Kat

sounds lovely Paul. Architects can be so clever, or even sites like Houzz!

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ejs25

The Solar Skylight sounds excellent. Does anybody have any info regarding availability in the UK?

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