A shed dormer can be the best way to add space to a one-and-a-half-story house, but not if it's designed poorly. In this "Drawing Board" article, designer Michael Maines shares his general guidelines for shed dormers, then describes three variations on the shed-dormer style: a flush dormer, whose face wall is flush with the wall below; a recessed dormer, which is set into the roof; and a Nantucket dormer, a hybrid design that includes a gable dormer on each end of the shed dormer.

A shed dormer can be the best way to add space to a one-and-a-half-story house, but not if it's designed poorly. In this "Drawing Board" article, designer Michael Maines shares his general guidelines for shed dormers, then describes three variations on the shed-dormer style: a flush dormer, whose face wall is flush with the wall below; a recessed dormer, which is set into the roof; and a Nantucket dormer, a hybrid design that includes a gable dormer on each end of the shed dormer.

Back wall shed dormer - maybe taller windows.

Back wall shed dormer - maybe taller windows.

shed dormer inside bedroom, small windows above bed

shed dormer inside bedroom, small windows above bed

Attaching a shed-dormer roof - Fine Homebuilding Question & Answer

Attaching a shed-dormer roof - Fine Homebuilding Question & Answer

Dormer Styles | Frame a Classic Shed Dormer

Dormer Styles | Frame a Classic Shed Dormer

shed dormer windows house entry house exterior design ideas

shed dormer windows house entry house exterior design ideas

Day 9 - Framing the Dormer | Looking toward our bedroom. Mos… | Flickr

Day 9 - Framing the Dormer | Looking toward our bedroom. Mos… | Flickr

what are shed dormer types how to build shed dormer

what are shed dormer types how to build shed dormer

Cape With Shed Dormer | ... sealing at base of 2nd story dormer (behind roof apron) - DIYbanter

Cape With Shed Dormer | ... sealing at base of 2nd story dormer (behind roof apron) - DIYbanter

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shed dormer types house addition ideas roof design attic living space ideas

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