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Holiday retreat complete with sunlight
2019-12-12

Briar Hill, Bishop Auckland| ENGLAND

Deep in the countryside of Bishop Auckland, surrounded by charming scenery, sits a unique building that has been transformed by the installation of FAKRO roof windows.

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Beautiful light in the kindergarten
2019-11-13

CARIGNANO, TURIN | ITALY

Innovative architecture, modern solutions and care for the natural environment – this is how the building of a kindergarten in Turin can be described in a nutshell.

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Climate protection in the Corner House
2019-10-23

VIENNA | AUSTRIA

In a residential district of Vienna a corner house from the late 19th century was completely renovated. With low-energy FTT/U U8 Thermo roof windows equipped with ARZ Z-Wave roller shutters residents save costs for heating and cooling and thus protect the climate.

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New penthouse in historic Vienna
2019-10-10

VIENNA | AUSTRIA

The luxury property N°10 is a new landmark in the historic heart of Vienna. The light-flooded attic apartments with non standard electric roof windows are the highlight for the striking architecture.

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A breath of fresh air
2019-09-04

RUDA SLASKA | POLAND

A well thought-out design breathed new life to the building arrangement in the Nowy Werdon housing estate in Ruda Śląska. It effectively combines features that seemingly exclude each other.

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Cosy place full of natural light
2019-08-27

ZAANDAM | NETHERLANDS

The attic in private house from the ‘80’s gained modern look and extra space with an abundance of natural light thanks to the EDT dormer. Nowadays, the inhabitants can enjoy a beautiful view of the polder of Amsterdam. The house is situated in a row of similar houses in the city of Zaandam (near Amsterdam).

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Boutique, country guest house
2019-08-08

ViILLALBA DE RIOJA | SPAIN

Imagine strolling through the narrow streets of Spain, passing by hundred-year-old stone houses and the view of the vineyards far in the distance… Here in the province of La Rioja there is one building standing out from the rest – the Palace that once belonged to the noble family of the Counts of Cirac.

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At the touch of a button: learning pleasure in the classroom
2019-06-19

LANZENKIRCHEN  | AUSTRIA

With the awning blind VMZ Solar for vertical windows FAKRO brings a pleasant learning atmosphere into the classroom of elementary school in Lanzenkirchen. 

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Ambitious renovation on the Californian Coast
2019-06-10

BOLINAS | USA

It was a rainy day in 2008 when in a quiet place far away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, the present owner discovered a house wrapped in a yellow warning tape. The building was in a terrible condition, but it was enough to look around to understand that the place where it stands is magical. It was then when an ambitious idea of renovation has originated.

 

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Luminous transformation
2019-05-13

DOMOSIN DRUGI | POLAND

Old water mill gained new, better life. Owing to the architect’s creativity concerning conversion of the attic space, an old building turned into a comfortable and illuminated house.

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WikiHouse in Almere
2019-04-26

ALMERE I NETHERLANDS

WikiHouse has been a popular concept in the home construction scene for quite some time. Nowadays this concept is gaining popularity in countries all over Europe, such as the WikiHouse project in Almere, the Netherlands. Building your own house, how does that work?

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The toddlers need the space full of light
2019-04-11

EDE I NETHERLANDS

In the city of Ede in the centre of the Netherlands, a former military barrack is being transformed into all sorts of different building types. The first part is transformed into houses and a daycare centre for toddlers. Thanks to the combination of roof windows, the interior gained an abundance of natural light.

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Non standard roof windows in the chic & timeless villa
2019-03-15

BLARICUM I NETHERLANDS

Two penthouses of the modern villa placed in Blaricum have been flooded with natural light. Thanks to large glazing units the inhabitants can enjoy the view of the picturesque Blaricum, municipality and village in the province of North Holland.

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Architects can capture light with FAKRO windows
2019-02-28

BRUSSELS | BELGIUM

The new headquarters of the Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting of Wallonia has been designed in the historic centre of Brussels. The transformation of the existing building allowed us to apply modern and highly aesthetic solutions.

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Impeccable stylisation with FAKRO windows
2019-01-23

GLIWICE | POLAND

As the modernisation is completed, the Neumann’s Villa presents its modern face while retaining historic character. The final effect of the work dazzles with pure white that covers all elements of the building. The applied solutions have favourably improved operational properties and made the view of the villa breathtaking.

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Extension and modernisation of a charming tenement house from the late 19th century
2019-01-11

VIENNA | AUSTRIA
The tenement house situated in the heart of Vienna has been rebuilt with attention to preserving its timeless character. Thanks to courageous idea of the extension, the building gained additional usable space, while the attic was illuminated with tailor-made roof windows in the shape of a trapezium.
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FAKRO windows illuminate the space of development
2018-12-11

KATOWICE | POLAND

The abundance of natural light entering through FAKRO roof windows to the building of the Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia ensures a lot of positive energy and willingness to act for people who spend their time inside. Thanks to the applied solutions, once you enter the building, you do not want to leave it anymore. The modern facility provides students with an inspiring space for development, while the University employees with enviable, functional and comfortable place to work. 

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Metamorphosis of the reading room in the attic
2018-10-08

MOSCOW | RUSSIA

Poorly illuminated private library situated within the attic space in one of the single-family houses in Russia has been completely transformed. From now on, reading enthusiasts can enjoy a bright space with an abundance of natural light filling the interior by means of seven roof windows. The family owes a modern, yet a cosy design to interior designers involved in producing TV show presenting modernisation of attics.

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FAKRO roof windows in the Shepherd's Cottage
2018-09-25

STYLCHYN PENINSULA | POLAND

The south of Poland delights with breathtaking landscapes with mountains in the background intersected by a number of rivers flowing through green forests and meadows. In one of such picturesque places you can come across the Shepherd's Cottage – a house situated by Czorsztyn Lake, which surprises with its form and mix of modernity and tradition.

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Attic full of light
2018-09-06

MOSCOW | RUSSIA

Until now, the attic space in one of Moscow's single-family house has been used as a “football” pitch. Undeveloped area inspired its residents to spend time actively. However, their desire was to change the attic into a more functional one. That is why the family eagerly joined TV show thanks to which they could expect designer and practical attic design.

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Balcony within the loft space
2018-08-14

PINEROLO | ITALY

This is an idea implemented by the owner of a single-family house who flooded the renovated loft space with natural light by installing FAKRO Galeria balcony window.

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View from FAKRO windows at the 200-year-old park
2018-08-02

BRZEŹNO | POLAND

The Brzeźno Palace has been renovated, equipped with historic furniture and arranged in a truly noble style of the past. Rooms within the attic space have been livened up by providing them with an abundance of natural light. Thanks to the use of FAKRO roof windows, guests of the Palace can admire the view of the 200-year-old park founded around a network of water ponds in a natural forest of approx. 3.5 ha.   

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600 non-standard FAKRO roof windows in Goethehof
2018-07-19

VIENNA | AUSTRIA

The monumental building Goethehof is one of Vienna’s largest place for council housing. FAKRO supplied with more than 600 roof windows a sustainable roof extension with 128 light-flooded new flats. 

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Quality of the natural light in aggressive environment
2018-07-05

BARI | ITALY

The new headquarters of the Regional Council of Puglia were completed in mid-2017 with FTU-V P5 White Polyurethane-Coated (PU) Centre Pivot Windows with Anti-Burglary Glazing installed in the mixed use building.

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