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Old 12-18-2006, 07:34 PM   #1
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Enclosing loft with glass windows?

How feasible is it to turn a loft into a sound proof room using large floor to ceiling windows similar to what you'd find in a contemporary office? Will the floor handle that kind of weight?

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Enclosing loft with glass windows?

What is the size of the beam under the loft?
How large is the opening that the windows will be placed in?

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Old 12-28-2006, 10:39 AM   #3
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Enclosing loft with glass windows?

Glass is heavy - glass made with the idea of sound proofing is even heavier (much!). If the loft was not specifically designed to hold additional weight across the open area then I wouldn't even consider the possibility of adding a glass wall there without an engineering inpection and load determination first.
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