Gingerbread-By-Design / Balconies

Gingerbread-By-Design provides templates utilizing a large variety of balcony types, designs and styles.

Cantilever Balcony

Cantilever balconies are platforms added to a house projecting from the face of the house without any visible support. This balcony type is pre-designed and part of the building process, and cannot be added to a house at a later date.

False Balcony

False balconies have a railing and a very small deck, also called "balconettes".

Faux Balcony

Faux balconies are ornamentation in the form of a railing attached to the facade of a house, usually under a window. There is no floor and they don’t provide any real use except for decorative purposes. Think of faux balconies as flair for the exterior walls and windows.

French Balcony

French balconies are a type of False balcony, have a railing and a very small deck but with French doors opening to the small balcony.

Hung Balcony

Hung balconies are hung from cables that are fixed on the edges of the balcony and then connected to the house at a 45-degree angle.

Juliet Balcony

Juliet balconies are ornamentation and consist of a door with a shallow railing, attached to the facade of a house. There is no floor and they don’t provide any real use except for decorative purposes. Think of Juliet balconies as flair for the exterior walls and doors.

Loggia Balcony

The Loggia balcony may look like a balcony but it’s actually a distinct architectural feature. Traditionally on an upper floor, however it is set apart by its roof and support structure. A typical balcony is suspended with no overhead covering, but a Loggia is inset as part of the building and shares the roof.

Stacked Balcony

Stacked balconies are supported using vertical posts or pillars, and are the most common design due to its simplicity.

True balcony

A True balcony is a large space with a floor and railings, open to the outdoors, and large enough for furniture.