Architect Christian Tonko designed the Camera Lucida studio as a hillside artist's retreat for friends in his hometown of Bregenz, Austria. The aperture-like space offers a stark interior for concertation and a wide-open look at the Rhine Valley below.
The architecture firm Open Form made this neighborhood view the focal point of the living room in a modern update of a 1950s-era house in Laval, Quebec, north of Montreal.
The custom window in the bathroom of this weekend house near Lake Tahoe was designed with a minimal frame to maximize the view.
The bedroom in this secluded house in Malibu, California, is outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows that capture breathtaking canyon views.
The living-dining room in this renovated house in the Corona Heights section of San Francisco overlooks the neighborhood and the bay beyond.