A dormer is your structural projection from a sloped roof with a vertical window and its roof. Though it does not include square footage, a dormer may make loft space more livable or bring warmth and daylight to an area through the opening at the ceiling.

John Kraemer & Sons

This single dormer has a hipped roof.

RTA Studio Residential Architects

Usable living area can be made from a narrow garage loft, as in this shed roof dormer.

CG&S Design-Build

A charming cottage with an eyebrow dormer gets highlighted in bright green trim.

Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc..

A metal roof receives a pair of three gabled dormers, including some wonderful architectural appeal.

Debra Kling Colour Consultant

Gabled dormers decorate this Hawaiian home.

Frank Shirley Architects

With the inclusion of a dormer, the interior gains headroom and a few organic light.

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