Tag Archives: Glass

Simply Breathtaking: Glass Floor Ideas For The Polished Modern Home

Ever walked on one of those glass bridges at the mall or stepped atop a seemingly precarious stairway with floating glass stairs? If you have, then you will know that this is not a thing for the faint of heart! Glass floors instantly draw attention, move away from the mundane and give your home a dramatic, contemporary twist. They are not easiest to pull off or even maintain, but a glass floor can make a huge visual and aesthetic impact without trying too hard. And undoubtedly, it is the transparent ones that feel most exciting! Read More

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Glass Guest House By Desai Chia

This glass guest house by Desai Chia is so stunning I almost thought it was a rendering at first. The house is beautiful, the main steel and wood structure create a nice structure that supports the glass exteriors. “The house integrates a number of sustainable design strategies, including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, natural ventilation, motorized solar shades, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting for irrigation, in addition to an elegant structural design.” I could imagine this home in just about any environment but I am sure it would work better in a warmer climate. Read More

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Concrete And Glass By Anako Architecture

Anako Architecture has a knack for designing and building geometric homes that utilize concrete and glass. I have always been fond of concrete bunker style homes but these feel a little bit more modern. I like the setting of this home, the mountain range is monumental. The courtyard is a nice touch, as the inward facing windows supply additional light to the rest of the house. The balance of concrete and glass works really well with this house, it doesn’t feel dark or too closed in. If you go look through the rest of their residential projects, the is one thing that brought a smile to my face. Some of these homes are placed into neighborhoods were most of the houses look similar and then you get stopped in your tracks because there is the stunning concrete structure. Read More

Unique Glass House In Moscow Suburbs: Part 2 – Lighting

Today we will continue the story of a unique entirely glass house situated in a Russian forest. In the previous post we spoke about its architecture and philosophical background, and now we’ll move on to its lighting system. It deserves a separate article and you’ll see why. Read More

Unique Glass House In Moscow Suburbs: Part 1 – Architecture

Today we will start to tell you a story of a unique house. Unique not just for Russia, but for the whole world. The thing is that it’s entirely made of glass, despite the fact that its architecture is pretty traditional – timber framing. Its lighting system, engineering details and interior design deserve separate posts, which we will publish as soon as possible. And today we’ll give you just an insight into its architecture. Read More

Glass Wall House: Custom Design Meets Eichler-Inspired, Modern Flair

The classic Eichler homes are incredibly popular across the globe, with both architects and homeowners constantly drawing inspiration from their uncomplicated and unique roof design and overall form. In recent times we have seen many Eichler homes in California acquire a new lease of life with renovations, extensions and additions that carefully transform them to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle. But the Glass Wall House designed by Klopf Architecture takes an entirely different approach that was defined by the condition of the existing, burned Eichler home and the demands of the new homeowner. Read More

Skylights, Glass Floors And Stairs: Loft-Style Duplex In Vancouver Is All About Light!

Whether you love design and architecture, just keep an eye on the latest trends in the design world or simply do not care all that much about it all, there is absolutely no doubt that this loft-style duplex in Vancouver will draw your attention instantly. Both on the outside and inside, it is glass that holds sway in this exquisite home where one sees contemporary style, industrial flair and cutting-edge design meet in a dynamic and dashing fashion. If you love a home filled with glass glint and plenty of natural light, then you might want to consider buying this smart home in Vancouver that is currently up for grabs! Read More

PurePods: Transparent Glass Guest Houses Dot The New Zealand Countryside

What’s a scenery-loving traveler who can’t stand camping to do when traveling to a locale like the hills of New Zealand? ‘Glamping,’ or luxury camping, is one popular option offering many of the same benefits of staying in a tent without actually requiring you to rough it. Glamping accommodations range from oversized tipis with queen-sized beds and wood stoves to geodesic domes with their own private hot tubs, keeping you warm and comfortable while maintaining some semblance of a camping experience.glamping purepods new zealand Read More

Wooden Slats, Glass Walls And Modern Grandeur: Gallery House In India

Creating a refined urban retreat that is surrounded by greenery in Chhatarpur, New Delhi, the Gallery House is all about open design, luxury and visual connectivity between the interior and the outdoors. This expansive residence set on a lovely quarter-acre lot uses a variety of materials that give it a unique, yet curated appeal. Steel-gray granite, white stucco, timber slats and wooden battens shape the distinct façade of this Indian home, along with the generous use of glass. Completely opening up to the greenery that surrounds it, the overall form of the house mimics that of a multilevel gallery. Read More

Living With Nature: Smart Chilean Home In Concrete, Wood And Glass

A home that becomes one with the surrounding landscape is increasingly becoming a popular demand with homeowners across the globe. Gone are the days when the suburban residence was an entity in itself that was disconnected from the scenery outside and boasted a polished, urbane interior. Nestled in a lush green neighborhood of Las Condes, Santiago, Chile, ‘The House and The Trees’ offers precisely what its name suggests. This beautiful and relaxing home was designed by Iglesis Arquitectos to integrate effortlessly with the existing trees and greenery, even while providing a cozy and comfortable living environment. Read More

Glass And Concrete Pavilion Extends Timber Paneled Home In Leipzig

Giving a traditional home a contemporary extension is definitely a popular trend that is catching on across the globe. It is an architectural trend that saves money and resources and allows homeowners to feel far more comfortable living in their existing homes without having splurge on a complete overhaul. Nestled in a quiet little neighborhood of Leipzig, Germany, this timber clad home of a local dairy farmer was revamped by adding a dashing, modern structure that bridges the gap between the interior and the outdoors. Designed by Woltereck Fitzner Architekten Bda, the pavilion style extension gives the classic home a modern escape! Read More