Located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas, this petite 600-square-foot prefab takes in uninterrupted views of the sparse landscape through floor-to-ceiling windows.
On the fringes of Scotland's Isle of Skye, a modern longhouse overlooks an electic mix of natural formations, including mountains and moorlands. “This is a place that embraces the elements, so you get all of the excitement of storms while being safe and well insulated inside," says resident Dominic Houlder.
The roof deck at this light-filled renovation in San Francisco possesses commanding views of the East Bay and Mount Tiburon. “We have friends out here in the summer and stay too long drinking wine,” says resident and architect George Bradley.
A dingy 100-year-old house in Australia sited toward Sydney Harbor wasn't taking full advantage of its incredible location, so a team of architects reconfigured it to extend light and a harbor view indoors.
This remarkably sustainable Chilean beach house sits on a cliff 180-feet above the Pacific Ocean. The architect opened the home to the west to allow cool ocean breezes to flow through the space.