Dormer Window | Architectural Construction

A dormer window is a structural element in a building which are constructed on the sloping roofs. Dormer Windows protrude from the plane of the sloping surface of the roof.

Dormers - as an architectural feature
  • A dormer window maybe constructed during the construction of the building or could be an addition to create a habitable space where the height of the pitched roof is very high.
  • As the name “Dormer Window” suggests, it a window set in a dormer and hence termed as Dormer Window.
  • Like skylights, dormer windows are used as a source of light and ventilation but unlike skylights they are used to provide habitable space in the pitched roof construction…

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