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The new Step Solution wins Archiproducts Design Awards 2019

Design with maximum daylight

The new VELUX Modular Skylight system wins this year’s Archiproducts Design Award. 40 jury members evaluated the degree to which new developments combine functionality with beauty through a creative use of materials and shapes. The focus of this years’ award is on technologically surprising products and concepts to uncover emerging talents, brands and trends.
The jury agrees: With its unique step structure, the new solution is not only a technologically advanced product but specifically suited to commercial buildings, both new build and refurbishment projects.

Finn Moltke Jensen

Senior Manager Modular Skylights Product Development, VELUX Commercial

The Step Longlight/Ridgelight is our new design opportunity with VELUX modular skylights. The unique joint bracket system and step flashing makes it possible to connect several rows of skylights above each other and to create an atrium with maximum daylight.

Logo of Archiproducts Design Awards – Longlisted 2019

Key benefits

The new solution is available in three different configurations: Step Longlight 5-25°, Step Ridgelight 25° and Step Ridgelight 5-25° on Girder. Its minimalist design is based on a coherent and elegant structure with thin supporting beams.

Key benefits of the Step solution

  • Maximum Daylight
  • Coherent and elegant design
  • Integrated water drainage

Read more about the new modular Step solution and the benefits it offers for atrium design, or download our e-book  “VELUX Step Solution – Design with maximum daylight”.

Due to hidden actuators, the venting modules appear identical to fixed modules when closed, creating a sleek and uniform aesthetic. Factory-finished flashings between each row ensure effective drainage of water from the roof. The installation of the new Step Solution creates vibrant spaces and openness with natural light in, for instance, public buildings.

See case study for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Country Council.

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