Balcony is an extended platform that projects from a wall of a building, supported by columns and covered by railing/ balustrades/parapet.
Types of balcony:
This balcony is the most common traditional kind of balcony, which offers so much space for seating, storage, and greenery. It provides an additional space outside the house though it could be covered and covered as well. Spacious apartments can have this kind of balcony for bedrooms and other rooms.
True Balcony with ample space covered with concrete balustrade
Maltese Balcony with glass railing with covered roof
This balcony has railing but does not protrude out of the building. It is opening give to upper floor or it is a safety given to residents so that they would not fall out when they open a door for a fresh air and natural lighting.
Juliet Balcony with iron railing
Juliet Balcony in apartment building
This balcony has railing but protrude one foot out of the building. It does not allow to seat but you can keep planters and let fresh air come inside the house.
French Balcony with planters in railing posts
French balcony with small standing space
Functions of Balcony:
Projected covered balcony used as room
Small balcony space for seating covered with gable roof
Green balcony for plants
Material for Balcony: Wood, Steel, Concrete
Concrete with glass tiles design for balcony
Balcony with bedroom to have a cup of tea