Awning Windows

Awning Windows

Description
Description

Awning Windows are the types of windows with a top-hinged sash that swings outward and away from the building structure. Awning Windows are considered to be a type of Casement Window. The advantages of Awning Windows include providing adequate ventilation to spaces and being able to stay open even though it may be raining outside. Awning Windows are perfect for spaces where vertical space is limited and can be used within different types of spaces. Awning Windows are also a type of horizontal window as they provide wide-open views of the exterior of a building.

History
History

The awning window dates back to the 18th century, where it was commonly used in both residential and commercial architecture. The design was popularized in the early 20th century as part of the Modernist movement, which favored simplicity and functionality in design. Awning windows became a popular choice for their ability to provide ventilation and natural light while maintaining privacy and security.

Over time, awning windows have evolved to include a variety of designs, such as cross grille, prairie grille, top-row grille, and traditional grid grille awning windows, each with its own unique aesthetic appeal. Today, awning windows remain a popular choice for both modern and traditional architecture.

Future
Future

Awning windows, hinged at the top and opening outwards, are evolving for modern needs. Slimmer frames and larger panes now offer expansive views, while advanced sealing techniques ensure weather resistance. Innovations include smart automation, allowing users to open or close windows with phone apps. Some are even designed to respond to rain sensors, closing automatically during showers. As homes blend tech with comfort, awning windows will play a key role, offering ventilation and protection with a touch of the future.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How far can awning windows open?

The degree to which awning windows can open varies depending on the manufacturer and model. However, most awning windows are designed to open at an angle of up to 45 degrees from the horizontal, providing ample ventilation and natural light while maintaining structural integrity. Some models may be designed to open at a greater angle, depending on the specific application and design.

Why do awning windows open upward?

Awning windows are designed to open upwards to provide better ventilation and improved weather protection. By opening from the bottom and tilting outwards at the top, awning windows can catch breezes and direct them into the building, allowing for fresh air to circulate throughout the room. Additionally, the upward opening design of awning windows helps to keep out rain and debris, as the window sash acts as a shield, preventing water from entering the building while the window is open. This makes awning windows a popular choice in areas with frequent rain or wind.

What are the disadvantages of an awning window?

One of the main disadvantages of awning windows is that they are not well-suited for all architectural styles. The modern and contemporary design of awning windows may clash with the traditional or historical architecture of some buildings. Additionally, the upward-opening design of awning windows can sometimes obstruct views and limit the amount of light that enters the room. Finally, the complexity of the mechanism used to open and close awning windows can sometimes make them more expensive than other types of windows.

Buildings

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1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Clear
152.400
152.400
12.700
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Awning Window - ClearView of a Awning Window (Clear) in 3D available for downloadView of a Awning Window (Clear) in 3D available for download
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Cross Grille
152.400
152.400
12.700
5
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Awning Window - Cross GrilleView of a Awning Window (Cross Grille) in 3D available for downloadView of a Awning Window (Cross Grille) in 3D available for download
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Prairie Grille
152.400
152.400
12.700
5
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Awning Window - Prairie Grille3D model of a Awning Window (Prairie Grille) viewed in perspective3D model of a Awning Window (Prairie Grille) viewed in perspective
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Top Row Grille
152.400
152.400
12.700
5
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Awning Window - Top Row GrillePerspective view of a 3D model of a Awning Window (Top Row Grille)Perspective view of a 3D model of a Awning Window (Top Row Grille)
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Traditional Grille
152.400
152.400
12.700
5
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Awning Window - Traditional Grille3D model of a Awning Window (Traditional Grille) viewed in perspective3D model of a Awning Window (Traditional Grille) viewed in perspective
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
Awning Window - Victorian Grille
152.400
152.400
12.700
5
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Awning Window - Victorian GrillePerspective view of a 3D model of a Awning Window (Victorian Grille)Perspective view of a 3D model of a Awning Window (Victorian Grille)
Awning Window - Traditional Grille
Comparison drawing of the Awning Window (Traditional Grille) compared to the larger size configurations

A traditional grid grille awning window is a type of window commonly found in traditional and colonial-style architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a grid pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by narrow bars, known as grilles or muntins, that create a traditional and classic look.

The window operates on a hinge mechanism that allows it to pivot outward from the bottom, providing ventilation and natural light while maintaining the structural integrity of the window. The traditional grid grille design adds a timeless and elegant aesthetic to the window, making it a popular choice in traditional and colonial-style homes.

The Awning Window (Traditional Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Scaled set of drawings of the Awning Window (Traditional Grille) in front, side and top views
A traditional grid grille awning window is a type of window commonly found in traditional and colonial-style architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a grid pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by bars.

The Awning Window (Traditional Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Scaled set of drawings of the Awning Window (Traditional Grille) in front, side and top views
Awning Window - Traditional Grille
Height:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Width:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
5” | 12.7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Wood, aluminum, insulating glass

Drawings include:

Awning Window (Traditional Grille) front elevation (various sizes), side view, plan views

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Awning Window - Victorian Grille
Style and size comparison drawing of the Awning Window (Victorian Grille) compared to other size configurations

A Victorian grid grille awning window is a type of window commonly found in Victorian-style architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a grid pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by narrow bars, known as grilles or muntins, that create a decorative and ornate pattern.

The window operates on a hinge mechanism that allows it to pivot outward from the bottom, providing ventilation and natural light while maintaining the structural integrity of the window. The Victorian grid grille design adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the window, making it a popular choice in Victorian-style homes.

The Awning Window (Victorian Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Awning Window (Victorian Grille) viewed from the front, plan, and side
A Victorian grid grille awning window is a type of window commonly found in Victorian-style architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a grid pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by narrow bars.

The Awning Window (Victorian Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Awning Window (Victorian Grille) viewed from the front, plan, and side
Awning Window - Victorian Grille
Height:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Width:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
5” | 12.7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Wood, aluminum, insulating glass

Drawings include:

Awning Window (Victorian Grille) front elevation (various sizes), side view, plan views

Downloads

2D Downloads

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Awning Window - Clear
Scale illustration of the Awning Window (Clear) compared to other size configurations

A clear glass rectangle awning window is a type of window commonly found in modern architecture. It consists of a rectangular frame made of a strong and durable material, such as aluminum or steel, that supports a sheet of clear, transparent glass. The glass is typically made of tempered or laminated glass, which is resistant to shattering and offers improved insulation.

The window operates on a hinge mechanism that allows it to pivot outward from the bottom, providing ventilation and natural light while preventing rain or debris from entering the building. The awning design also allows for easy cleaning and maintenance.

The Awning Window (Clear) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Pair of dimensioned illustrations of the Awning Window (Clear) seen in elevation and plan
A clear glass rectangle awning window is a type of window commonly found in modern architecture. It consists of a rectangular frame made of a strong and durable material, such as aluminum or steel, that supports a sheet of clear, transparent glass.

The Awning Window (Clear) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Pair of dimensioned illustrations of the Awning Window (Clear) seen in elevation and plan
Awning Window - Clear
Height:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Width:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
5” | 12.7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Wood, aluminum, insulating glass

Drawings include:

Awning Window (Clear) front elevation (various sizes), side view, plan views

Downloads

2D Downloads

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Awning Window - Top Row Grille
Style and size comparison drawing of the Awning Window (Top Row Grille) compared to other size configurations

A top row grille awning window is a type of window that features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl and multiple panes of glass. The panes of glass are arranged in a grid pattern, with the top row of panes being smaller than the rest. The smaller panes in the top row are separated by narrow bars, known as grilles or muntins, that create a decorative pattern.

The window operates on a hinge mechanism that allows it to pivot outward from the bottom, providing ventilation and natural light while maintaining the structural integrity of the window. The top-row grille design adds a unique visual element to the window, making it a popular choice in various architectural styles.

The Awning Window (Top Row Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Awning Window (Top Row Grille) viewed from the front, plan, and side
A top row grille awning window is a type of window that features a rectangular frame made of wood or vinyl and multiple panes of glass. The panes of glass are arranged in a grid pattern, with the top row of panes being smaller than the rest. The smaller panes in the top row are separated by bars.

The Awning Window (Top Row Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Awning Window (Top Row Grille) viewed from the front, plan, and side
Awning Window - Top Row Grille
Height:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Width:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
5” | 12.7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Wood, aluminum, insulating glass

Drawings include:

Awning Window (Top Row Grille) front elevation (various sizes), side view, plan views

Downloads

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Awning Window - Cross Grille
Scale illustration of the Awning Window (Cross Grille) compared to other size configurations

A cross grille awning window is a type of window commonly used in traditional and historical architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood, vinyl, or other materials that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a cross pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by narrow bars, known as grilles or muntins, which create the cross pattern.

The window operates on a hinge mechanism that allows it to pivot outward from the bottom, providing ventilation and natural light while maintaining the structural integrity of the window. The cross grille design also adds a decorative element to the window, making it a popular choice in historical and traditional homes.

The Awning Window (Cross Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Pair of dimensioned illustrations of the Awning Window (Cross Grille) seen in elevation and plan
A cross grille awning window is a type of window commonly used in traditional and historical architecture. It features a rectangular frame made of wood, vinyl, or other materials that supports multiple panes of glass arranged in a cross pattern. The individual panes of glass are separated by bars.

The Awning Window (Cross Grille) is available in a range of sizes with widths between 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), heights ranging from 1’6”-5’ (45.7-152.4 cm), and an overall sill depth of 5” (12.7 cm).

Pair of dimensioned illustrations of the Awning Window (Cross Grille) seen in elevation and plan
Awning Window - Cross Grille
Height:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Width:
1’6”-5’ | 45.7-152.4 cm
Length:
Depth:
5” | 12.7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Wood, aluminum, insulating glass

Drawings include:

Awning Window (Cross Grille) front elevation (various sizes), side view, plan views

Downloads

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