A Wraparound Hip-Style Skylight in New Salem, MA

by | Mar 22, 2022 | Construction

Skylights and glass roof systems constitute our most versatile product category. Capable of being developed in any style, size, or configuration, a Sunspace Design custom glass skylight can transform an existing room with natural sunlight, or serve as the focal point in new construction. Today’s build journal explores the development of a unique wraparound hip-style skylight we designed, manufactured, and installed for clients in New Salem, Massachusetts. We provided our glass construction services to assist the project’s general contractor: Lineal Inc. Architects and Builders out of Duxbury. The finished skylight features gorgeous mahogany framing, high-performance insulated glass, and both copper flashing and caps. Let’s explore the construction process below.

The conventional hip roof frame with a structural LVL hip rafter establishes the skylight opening.

Mahogany rafters and ledger trims are in place.

A view of one side of the hip roof frame.

High-performance insulated glass is installed within the mahogany frame.

Copper flashing and capping is now installed.

An overhead view of the wraparound skylight.

The room beneath the custom wraparound skylight receives interior finishes.

The completed skylight allows natural sunlight to enter the mid-renovation kitchen below.

Are you a homeowner with a vision of a custom skylight or glass roof system transforming your home? Are you planning new construction you wish to illuminate with natural sunlight? Are you an industry professional looking for a glass design and construction team to bring specialty expertise to your project? Look no further than Sunspace Design. We can be reached via our website’s contact form, by submitting an email to us at info@sunspacedesign.com, or by dialing 1-800-530-2505. We look forward to hearing from you!

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