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Summer School 6: Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Architecture

  • Cosentino Center 333 North Bedford Road #220 Mount Kisco, NY, 10549 United States (map)

Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Architecture (A)  

  • Understand the importance of fenestration in contemporary residential architecture, including how windows and doors were used historically in modern architecture to create a seamless transition between the indoors and outdoors, and how this design feature is increasingly being used today.

  • Identify fenestration products that are well-suited for integration into contemporary residential design.

  • Explore fenestration options for contemporary windows and doors, including frames and finishes.

  • Describe performance issues that must be considered when designing with large expanses of glass common in contemporary design.


An Introduction to Replicating Traditional Double-Hung Windows (B) 

  • Investigate 6 key window details that matter and vary in regions of New England and the United States

  • Apply traditional building practice to the design of windows for projects today

  • Compare and contrast methods and details to achieve energy performance and climate response

  • Select appropriate finishes or cladding for new traditional double-hung windows

Speaker: Robert Shulman, Rockman Millwork