Windows have a long and colorful history in architecture. Sometimes, when you’re due for window replacement, it may be help to take a look at some of the most successful and famous windows in the world. While these historical windows may not be suitable for the style of your own home, you may find some inspiration in their design to help you find the replacement windows.
From the colorful stained glass of cathedral windows to the beautiful simplicity of modern minimalist windows, these world-famous windows may give you a few lessons in choosing a style that fits your home well. Let our exterior remodeling experts at 3JM Exteriors, Inc. walk you through some of the most inspiring windows in the world and help you choose the ideal replacement window design for your own home.
The South Rose Window
Part of the iconic view of Notre Dame cathedral is the magnificent South Rose Window. While it’s unlikely you’ll be installing a massive circular window with stained glass art, you could use the idea of how replacement windows can affect the exteriors of any building. Consider a picture window in your front room that is, like the South Rose Window, large enough to give your home a unique look while, at the same time, give your interiors an outstanding view of the outdoors.
The Pope’s Window
The Pope’s Window is famous as the window where the leader of the Christian Church can be seen often. In terms of design and architecture, it’s actually a good style for a bedroom window. Talk to your windows installation contractor about operable windows for your own bedroom that draws from the designs of the Papal Residence.
The George Hotel
The George Hotel in the United Kingdom is home to the world’s smallest window. It has also inspired many windows design specialists about the possibilities of specialty windows. Don’t hesitate to ask your general contractor about customizing your window replacement to fit whatever size, shape or style your home requires.
At 3JM Exteriors, Inc., get high-quality and world-class replacement windows inspired by some of history’s iconic designs. Give us a call at (630) 985-6494 or fill out our contact form to schedule a design consultation and request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Lake Forest, Schaumburg and Hinsdale, as well as other surrounding areas in IL.