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    additional roomThank You Francois Mansart! The architect who first decided to convert the attic space under the roof in residential! Incidentally, the first known attic was made in the Royal castle in Blois. The Queen of us, of course, far away. But anyone with your house can intelligently use the space under the roof, not to clutter up his old things. This is a great solution to the problem of additional dwelling.

    The main problems for beautification

    Lighting

    As a rule, in attic spaces 2 vertical Windows front and rear. But the room still dark. To solve the problem with the lighting in the daytime, is to make 2 horizontal Windows in the roof at an angle of 45°. Many this sort of restructuring during the repair of the roof. One of the vertical Windows can be rebuilt in a balcony or on the stairs leading from the loft to the street. Around the perimeter of the attic need to hang sconces, put the lamps to provide adequate light in the dark. Because of the light from the lamps attached to the ceiling will not be enough. The curves of the roof will cast shadows. Floor lamps and sconces, set forth below, will contribute to the alignment of light in all corners of the room. Continue reading