shed dormer


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shed dormer

n.
A dormer having a roof that slopes in the same direction as the roof in which the dormer is located.
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A shed dormer is a way of increasing the height of ceilings in upstairs rooms the entire length of a house.
Like a participant in a game of hide-and-seek, the lookout post peeks out from under a shed dormer.
To achieve the same goals on the second floor, the couple added a shed dormer to the rear of the house--giving them more light and garden views while enlarging bedrooms and creating space for an upstairs bathroom.
An added second story, complete with a wide shed dormer, provides the bulk of the new living space.
A shed dormer and a pedimented porch enhance this four-bedroom farmhouse.
That meant moving the stairway to the front of the house, where it could be treated as a light well; adding a giant 14-foot-long shed dormer for the living-dining area; and replacing the wall between the living-dining area and the kitchen with a buffet peninsula.