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Project • By FAKROResidential Landscape

LIGHT SHAPE ART

We are delighted to announce that FAKRO, a global manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders, has started cooperation with world-renowned architect Robert Konieczny, a winner of numerous international contests, including the World Building of the Year 2016 at the international World Architecture Festival competition and Best New Private House in the global Wallpaper Design Awards 2017. The campaign with the participation of Robert Konieczny is titled “Light, shape, art.” “Light is an indispensable element of our lives, which thanks to FAKRO products is delivered to the rooms. The shape is created by an architect, but it is composed of various elements, including windows. Nowadays, products are created with great care f... More

Product • By FAKROBalcony window - FGH-V Galeria

Balcony window - FGH-V Galeria

Invite the surrounding world inside with FAKRO Balcony window.Key information:Use:Roof windows for pitches between 35° and 55° (FGH-V P5: 45°-55°).Recommended for installation in rooms without a knee wall and with properly working ventilation.Application:Roof windows, balcony window.Recommended for installation in rooms without a knee wall and with properly working ventilation.Characteristics:Innovative, large roof window in which the open sashes create a balcony.More about this product:An innovative, large, double-sash window which after opening creates a balcony.USE:The upper sash is opened upwards, the lower forward allowing easy access to the balcony bay. The sash when opened in position from 0° to 45° is supported by innovative support... More

Project • By FAKROPrivate Houses

RESIDENTIAL VILLA WITH THATCHED ROOF

This residential villa in Arnhem in the Netherlands showcases a traditional solution for modern day living. The authentic thatched roof covers both the roof and the facade. It required a flexible daylight solution. The owner choose FAKRO roofwindows to provide a sea of natural light. Six combination were made, each placed using FAKRO’s specially designed reed flashing. The flashing has been developed together with the Dutch Association of Thatchers. This way FAKRO created an unique solution which perfectly compliments the thatcher’s job and provides a watertight installation. More

Product • By FAKROHighly energy efficient windows FTT

Highly energy efficient windows FTT

HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS FTTThe most energy-efficient roof window with a single glazing unit available on the market FTT U8 Thermo. Key information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 15°-70°Application:Roof windows, energy-efficient, passive buildingsCharacteristics:Special roof windows for energy-efficient construction and passive buildings.FTT U8 Thermo. Window U-Value 0.58 W/m2KFTT U6. Window U-value 0.8 W/m2KCertificates:Passive House certificate (FTT U8 Thermo)More about this product:Special roof windows for energy-efficient construction and passive buildings. The glazing units are installed to the specially designed sash frames.CONSTRUCTION:The sashes have widened frames when compared to standard windows. Such a structure minimises th... More

Product • By FAKROCentre Pivot Window FTP-V P2 Secure

Centre Pivot Window FTP-V P2 Secure

FTP-V Secure, wooden pivot roof windowsKey information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 15°-90°Application:Roof windows, secure, anti-burglary, interior design.Characteristics:Window equipped with reinforcement structure provided by the topSafe system, a new system preventing removal of anti-burglary glass Class P2A and handle with a lock.FT_ P2 Secure, window U-value 1.3 W/m2KMore about this product:Anti-burglary pivot windows meet European 2nd anti-burglary class RC 2.Equipped with a unique anti-burglary solutions - a system preventing glazing removal, anti-burglary internal glass laminated class P2A and handle with a lock.Such a window no longer requires any additional safeguards such as additional locks that hinder the use of windows.USE:H... More

Project • By FAKROWarehouses

Drill House

The FAKRO FGH-V Balcony Roof Window has two sashes, the top-hung upper sash opening seamlessly through 45° while the lower sash slides out to the vertical position revealing built-in balustrades. Fakro offers the added benefit of being the only roof window manufacturer to use the patented topSafe® system. This provides the highest standard of security and safety currently available in standard roof windows and is supported by P2 anti-burglary glass which is used in the outer panes. The V40P automatic air inlet provides the added benefit of balanced ventilation at all times while close-grain redwood pine frames look simply sensational. More
HOPE team from Poland: Bożena Dudek, Agata Surowiec, Mariusz Borek, Mirosław

Project • By FAKROHousing

FAKRO – Space for new Visions

Sixth edition of the competition for the architects “FAKRO – Space for new Visions” is completed. Once again organized by FAKRO, a global manufacturer of roof windows and loft ladders and by A10 Magazine for European Architecture, the contest began in February. Participants of the competition faced the following task: to create a concept – visualisation of an architectural design of any building using FAKRO products. The building must be designed so that its realisation is possible with the use of available technologies. These, however, are not all the requirements of organizers of the competition. The architect should also draw attention to the fact that the designed building is full of light, functional, user and environmentally friendly.... More

Project • By FAKROPrivate Houses

LIVING GREEN – FAMILY HOME

Living ‘green’ is a goal for many. The owner of this family home in the Dutch town of Lent took this goal seriously. He created a building that literally became one with it’s surroundings. The house features an impressive green roof which, besides it’s unique appearance, also provides a lot of benefits. An important advantage is the natural heat and noise isolation of this type of roofing. But also purification of the air, a richer biodiversity and planned water management are named as advantages. However, proper installation and regular maintenance are crucial. FAKRO develops windows and flashings for all types of roofing. For this project they provided center-pivot windows with a flashing especially designed for green roofs. The flashin... More

Project • By FAKROMuseums

THE OPOLE MUSEUM OF RURAL ARCHITECTURE

The Opole Museum of Rural Architecture is the only open-air museum located in the Opole Voivodeship, and only one of four such museums located within the historical boundaries of Silesia. During its almost 50 years of existence the Museum has amassed a rich collection of historic wooden architecture from the Opole Silesia region. The new administrative and reception building was erected in 2007. The building is characterized by a modern and simple design. To illuminate rooms located in the loft, 29 FAKRO roof windows and access roof light were mounted. Windows were installed in horizontal and vertical combinations. Part of the roof is covered with titanium-zinc sheet metal formed into standing seams and then complemented with oak pa... More

Project • By FAKROHousing

The neighborhood of tomorrow

HEEMwonen launched an ambitious project creating a “neighborhood of tomorrow”. This large-scale renovation project provides a complete transformation of 153 homes in the neighborhood Kaalheide, Kerkrade. A total of 153 social housing units were sustainably renovated according to the passive house concept. The houses date from 1974. Thanks to an innovative approach the homes were fitted with a completely new façade, a new roof and solar panels. In only ten days the energy class was raised from D to A, providing the residents with a saving of € 100,- a month on their energy bill. To achieve this high class FAKRO FTT U6 roofwindows were used to provide energy saving and lots of natural light. More

Product • By FAKROLML metal loft ladder + DRL flat roof access door

LML metal loft ladder + DRL flat roof access door

LML metal loft ladder and DRL flat roof access doorBrief:simple installation and ease of use in a LML metal loft ladder and DRL flat roof access doorKey information:Use:Access to loft space, space saving, fully assembled, and ready for quick instalation in the ceiling.Characteristics:LML loft ladderMaximum loading: 200 kgLoft ladder U-Value: 1.1 W/m2KInsulation thickness 3 cmhatch thickness 3.6 cmDRL flat roof access doorRoof access door U-Value: 0,67 W/m2KSuitable for roof pitches: 0-5°More about this product:LML loft ladderThe LML loft ladder with metal folding 3-section ladder is designed to ensure the highest comfort of use. The ladder installation process is simplified by easy adjustment of ladder‘s length to the ceiling height.-can be... More

Product • By FAKROL-shaped Combination Windows

L-shaped Combination Windows

L-shaped combination windowBrief:Invite more light inside with FAKRO L-shaped combination windowsKey information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 15°-55°.Application:Roof windows, loft, interior design.Characteristics:The L-shaped windows are designed to be installed where the roof meets a vertical wall.BD_, BVP, BXP P2, window U-value 1.3 W/m2KBD_, BVP, BXP P5, window U-value 0.88 W/m2KMore about this product:Designed for installation in a vertical wall within the loft space (knee wall) to extend the roof window into the wall. Improved illumination of the room and enhanced field of view. Can be combined with roof windows of any design. The internal as well as external L-shaped windows’ profiles match perfectly with the rest of FAKRO roof wind... More

Product • By FAKROHigh Pivot Window FYP-V U3 proSky

High Pivot Window FYP-V U3 proSky

FYP-V proSky, wooden pivot roof windows with raised axis of rotationKey information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 20°-65°.Application:Roof windows, loft, interior design.Characteristics:Richly equipped pivot window with axis of rotation situated above the centre of the window, so even a tall person can easily walk up to the window edge.Glazing unit U3, window U-Value 1.3 W/m2KCertificates:Certificate TÜV SÜDMore about this product:Richly equipped pivot window with axis of rotation situated above the centre of the window, so even a tall person can easily walk up to the window edge.The window when installed in roofs with pitches 39-43 degrees will satisfy the requirements of DIN 5034-1 standard, according to which the bottom window edge has t... More

Product • By FAKROCentre Pivot Window FTU-V

Centre Pivot Window FTU-V

FTU-V wooden pivot roof windows with increased resistance to moistureKey information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 15°-90°.Application:Roof windows, loft, interior design, increased resistance to moistureCharacteristics:Hinge in the middle of the window enables the sash to be rotated and left open.FTU-V U3, window U-value 1.3 W/m2K.FTU-V U5, window U-value 0.97 W/m2K..Certificates:Certificate TÜV SÜDMore about this product:Richly equipped pivot windows FTU-V with increased resistance to moistureUSE:Hinge in the middle of the window enables the sash to be rotated and left open. The sash can be rotated through 180° and locked allowing safe and easy cleaning of the outer pane.Handle ‘Elegant’ positioned in the base of the sash for easy operati... More

Product • By FAKROCentre Pivot Roof Window FTP-V

Centre Pivot Roof Window FTP-V

FTP-V wooden pivot roof windowsInvite the light inside with FAKRO richly equipped pivot windows FTP-V.Key information:Use:Suitable for pitches from 15°-90°.Application:Roof windows, loft, interior design.Characteristics:Hinge in the middle of the window enables the sash to be rotated and left open.FTP-V U3, window U-value 1.3 W/m2K.FTP-V U5, window U-value 0.97 W/m2K..Certificates:Certificate TÜV SÜDMore about this product:Richly equipped pivot windows FTP-V.USE:Hinge in the middle of the window enables the sash to be rotated and left open. The sash can be rotated through 180° and locked allowing safe and easy cleaning of the outer pane.Handle ‘Elegant’ positioned in the base of the sash for easy operation and two-step micro-opening.VERSION... More