Closure of basement windows

1850-1890



Where high-placed windows in the basement are next to storey partitions of joist work, there is insufficient space for laying beams in the wall above the window.

The figure shows such a case, where the beams are consequently trimmed towards the window.

Recommended literature in Danish:
Herholdt: Vejledning i Husbygningskunst (1877)


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