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If using louvres (which I love) make sure they pivot from one side of the window frame and not in the middle so that you can add screens. The same goes for bifold. Pivoting windows are impossible to screen, if that's an issue. For a solution for difficult to screen windows check out "Softscreens" which attach with Velcro to the frame of the window and can screen many types of windows.

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DE atelier Architects

Great article Rebecca Gross. Thank you for featuring DE atelier Architects.

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Julie Huynh
I'm fortunate to have a combination of clerestory windows and louvers, love having both especially the south facing clerestory ones. The lounge is parallel to these windows and needless to say I spend a lot of time gazing out of them. I regularly see planes banking across into the flight path (inc the Emirates A380 6.30pm into Brisbane), storms rolling in, lovely cloud formations and sunsets.
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