The windows are an important item in any architectural project, as they allow the entrance of light and natural ventilation in the internal environment. To define where it will be installed it is necessary to make a study of insolation in the place and to choose the suitable model for each environment.
Currently, there are several models, types and materials of window frames, considering that each one has a function. It is ideal to observe the quality and technical characteristics of the models to ensure optimal functionality. See the main window models:
Know the main types of windows
Before making the choice of the window for your work, the ideal is to know all the types available in the market. Know the main window models now:
much used in residential projects mainly in rooms. The ventilation is made by blades with cracks.
The sliding window is one in which the leaves slide in the horizontal direction, allowing a good opening for ventilation and illumination. They are usually installed in rooms, kitchens and residential rooms. For those who need lighting, it is recommended to use the models with glass. In old buildings, they are found with the use of grids.
The projecting window is one in which its opening is made to the outer side of the environment, where the sheet is fixed to the sides of the or top of the window. They have varying sizes and can be used in offices, service areas, laundries, living rooms, and other locations. One of the advantages is that it can occupy a smaller space in the wall, being able to replace larger and more traditional models.
The opening window is the one with the opening of the leaves outwards, based on vertical axis - it is a very traditional model, in addition to opening completely, its cleaning is facilitated and allow the installation of grids or screens.
Guillotine-type windows are named for sliding windows, but their frames move vertically. Although they are found in more classic models in the residences, today, there are more current and contemporary models in the market.
Where to buy : guillotine-type windows from R $ 289 in Free market .
The pivoting window is the one where the leaves turn on their axis, up to 90º - it is a practical model where you can open some cracks in the wall to the environment, guaranteeing the entrance of ventilation and luminosity.
Window bay window
Bay window type windows come from English culture and are usually found in house designs. They are composed of three faces of glass that project towards the exterior of the residence. This model is not very popular, since the project needs specific adaptations to accommodate it. Due to its large size, one of the advantages of this window is to ensure ample natural light in the environment. When choosing this model, it is recommended to use heat insulated glass.
Shrimp or folding window
This type of window has its folded sheets according to the opening - it is ideal for spacious environments, and can be opened completely, ensuring wide illumination. They are made of wood, glass or the two materials together. This is an elegant solution, but with a more laborious cleaning as a disadvantage.
Window with swing-stop opening
You have seen so far that there are several types of window openings and that they influence the final result, according to its function. The swing-stop window models are those that provide two openings - they can be tumbled or opened as required. Its fence is the highlight point, preventing the entrance of noises. Ideal for places where the aperture should be limited and which has many external noises. In addition to the residences, we can find them in hotel rooms and commercial establishments.
Photos of environments with different types of windows
To help you understand and choose the ideal model we separate some images of windowed environments to inspire your project:
Picture 1 - Window model with white iron grill.
Image 2 - In this proposal, the shrimp type window was used to maintain focus on ventilation.
Picture 3 - Rectangular window in loft.
Picture 4 - Opening window in PVC.
Picture 5 - Sliding window in PVC.
Picture 6 - Folding window in wood.
Picture 7 - Window with bib.
Image 8 - Floor-to-ceiling window with minimalist style.
Picture 9 - Sliding window with wooden frame painted in green.
Picture 10 - Tilted window with aluminum frame.
Image 11 - Bay window style window.
Picture 12 - Sliding window in aluminum.
Picture 13 - Window with projective aluminum shutter.
Image 14 - Round windows in various formats.
Picture 15 - Window with format in L.
Image 16 - Sliding window with grill on the outside.
Picture 17 - Sliding window in aluminum.
Picture 18 - Opening window for kitchen.
Image 19 - Window with brises for bathroom.
Image 20 - Window with rustic style.
Picture 21 - Window of guillotine
Image 22 - Cube format window.
Image 23 - Pivoting window in circular format.
Picture 24 - Rectangular window for sink area in the kitchen.
Image 25 - Window with irregular shape.
Image 26 - Arbor window in wood.
Image 27 - Projecting window interspersed with sheets of glass.
Image 28 - Opening window with wooden frame.
Picture 29 - Window shrimp with wooden frame.
Picture 30 - Sliding window in aluminum with gradil.
Picture 31 - Window shrimp with wooden frame.
Image 32 - Window in glass-walled swing.
Image 33 - Checkered window.
Image 34 - Vertical pivoting window inside the residence.
Picture 35 - Opening window in wood with blind of curtain.
Image 36 - Horizontal pivoting window.
Image 37 - Window with horizontal shutter.
Picture 38 - Pivoting window in wood.
Image 39 - Window with glass sheets for closing the balcony.
Image 40 - Window shrimp with horizontal direction.
Image 41 - Wooden sliding window.
Picture 42 - Window shrimp in aluminum frame.
Picture 43 - Window in blindex.
Image 44 - Sliding window with checkered structure.
Image 45 - Automated window.
Image 46 - Window with cube-shaped wooden frame.
Image 47 - Window with glass sheets for balconies with rounded shape.
Image 48 - Wooden sliding window with fixed glass on top.
Image 49 - Window guillotine for kitchen.
Image 50 - PVC window with built-in shutter.