Attic Balcony Design Ideas – 11 Open Solutions
There is nothing that escapes human creativity when it comes to spending time in the open air, especially in the big crowded cities. Terraces, balconies, sliding doors, skylights and bay windows – the transit spaces to the outdoors come in different shapes and forms in a home architecture. For those living in houses with attics and want to evade that feeling of isolation in that enclosed space, balconies are an efficient option to connect it to the world outside. So here are a few attic balcony design ideas to inspire you in making that change happen.
The first image comes from Slovenia where a group of architects turned a 100 years old barn into a modern and cozy home for a young family. Among the structure modifications they brought is this spacious balcony carved in the roof of the old barn.
If you don’t dare or want to go that deep into these changes, then you can use or remodel your skylights to give them the contour of a small balcony, like the example in the attached image. A chair next to it can turn any evening or morning into an open air relaxing experience.
A superb attic, partially clad in glass, with a small wooden rail balcony at the front. Two chair and a small table are enough to turn this space into a catalyzer of special moments.
A similar idea in which the materials are different. The railing of the small balcony is entirely made of glass, helping make the connection with the outdoor spaces soother.
After all, the whole attic experience can be a truly unique one. In this image, the attic is itself a balcony from one end to another, a décor which releases tranquility and communion with the surrounding nature.
A traditional house, in which the attic expands outside into a superb wooden balcony. The image speaks tons about the role such a balcony can play in a home and the calm and harmony the tiny corner breathes into the one discovering its secret.
The attic conversion by building balconies is becoming a popular practical design choice, especially in those neighborhoods with old houses next to each other where such an option can really change the tonus of a dweller.
Sources: Pinterest.com, Archdaily.com, Houzz.com