I am replacing a hall window.
I want something “in proportion”, however, I am unable to express what this means in terms of placement and dimensions.
I understand about applying the golden ratio to calculate the window size, so it looks balanced.
“the golden ratio – if a window is one unit wide, it should be 1.618 units tall – spanning ‘six over six’ panes combined with slim, refined glazing bars and deep reveals. (If Georgian, but the dimensions remain the same)”
However, how do I calculate or apply a similar rule to determine how much wall should remain on each side, and, how much space should be top and bottom?
What value should “one unit” be, considering the width of 180cm I have?
Other windows in the house are 70cm from tbe floor, 30cm from the ceiling, and, 175cm tall (so broadly speaking 2/3 glass, 1/3 wall.
I am going mad.
Is there an architectural formula or rule I can use to determine:
How wide the window should be to fit the space
How the remaining veritical space should be split, in terms of space on top and bottom
Anyone fancy making some suggestions?
Thanks in advance for your thoughts