Curtain Glass Wall & Windows

Historic windows differ from contemporary ones in fundamental ways. One is their relationship to the wall plane of the building. Historic windows are often inset into relatively deep openings or reveals. Second, they have surrounding casings and sash components with substantial and complex profiles which cast shadows. These shadows then create even more complex patterns on the facade. The window proportion, profiles and details often help to define the age and style of the building. Because windows so significantly affect the character of a historic structure, the treatment of a historic window and also the design of a new one, are consequently very important considerations

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