7 Ideas for inspiration: how to apply walkon glass?

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Walkon glass, how to apply it? From different smaller panels a roof terrace, up to a ceiling made entirely out of glass. In this blog we show different projects to get an idea in what ways walkon glass can be used to get more light into your home.

1. Multiple small rooflights next to each other

For this project it was decided to place multiple standard rooflights with walkon glass next to each other. An economic solution that provides the house with a lot of light.

Multiple Rooflights

2. Walkon glass for indoors

Walkon glass can also be used indoors, in order to create a vista to the floor below. Or, as in this particular project ‘The balancing barn’ to the grass and the swing beneath the house.

Walkon Glass for indoors

3. A rooflight in a roof terrace

Apart from multiple small standard rooflights, also one larger rooflight can be opted for. These are available as one piece up to no less than 6 m2.

Rooflight in Roof terrace

4. An even larger rooflight in a roof terrace

Even larger? That is possible! By connecting multiple glass panels you can create a surface as large as you like.

In this project a lot of space was created in the terrace for a broad rooflight consisting of multiple glass partitions, all connected by an aluminium profile. This ensures that abundant light comes into the lounge room.

Large walkon Rooflight in Roof terrace

5. Walkon glass in the roof of the extension

A win-win situation. Not only does the rooflight now provide much more daylight in the extension of the house, it is being utilised as a terrace at the same time.

Walkon Glass in roof of extension

6. Walkon glass as a rooflight along the French doors on the terrace

By applying the glass as a rooflight along the façade, it ensures a connection between indoors and outdoors and also provides a lot of light in the areas underneath. The connection to the façade does require some attention. Read more here about it in: our blog on walkon glass next to a wall.

Walkon glass as rooflight along French doors on terrace

7. A glass ceiling of walkon glass

It can always be elaborated by one more step: what about a glass ceiling on top of a penthouse, accessible by a hinged access rooflight. Since this is walkon glass, you additionally have a fantastic view. In photos below even a lift shaft, integrated in the glass ceiling, was considered. The amount of framework besides that is minimal, so after finishing there is just a Sky Only View.

Glass ceiling Walkon glass

Glass ceiling of walkon glass with electric roof acces hatch and beautiful view

An alternative is to make the majority rather than the entire ceiling out of glass. Again accessible via a hinged access rooflight. From the inside you will see only sky, while outside the glass floor is part of a beautiful terrace. The hinged access rooflight is fully integrated.

Walkon glass ceiling with electric roof acces hatch

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