Gallery: Fakro’s Innovative Windows Transform Into Airy Rooftop Balconi...

 
Window design company Fakro has developed an innovative skylight that can transform a window into a balcony! With the flip of the window sashes, the panes open out to form a guard rail, creating a small open-air terrace. Met with a slide rail inside, Fakro’s design can transform a room’s architecture without expensive renovations.

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  1. tigerphoenixwatch April 30, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Very true Marko.

  2. Marko July 25, 2012 at 6:42 am

    Hardly a groundbreaking concept – Velux has been doing this for years – yet planners in the UK are still reluctant to see these put in due to their irrational fear of overlooking!

  3. BlueOak July 24, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Hmmm… actually Velux has had this type of “skylite balcony” for at least 10 years…so Fakro (I believe it’s a Polish company – that I’d never heard of until now) will likely be hearing from Velux if they compete in any of the same countries. Lame. Copy-cat.

    http://www.veluxusa.com/consumer/products/residential_skylights/roof_windows/gdl/

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