Design snapshot: Small house, big windowscomments (6) February 9th, 2012 in Blogs
One-story elements, on the front and both sides of this sweet, one and one-half story house, nestle it into the landscape. Though the central gable and side wing are modestly sized, the windows are generously oversized. The first-floor double-hung windows are wider than the entry door and nearly align with the top of it. Their sills are not much above floor level. Even the arch-topped second-floor window maximizes available height. Relatively large windows, such as these, can create a sense of spaciousness from within small spaces. They can also bring big personality to the curb view.
by Katie Hutchison for House Enthusiast and SquareOne
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