Industrial designer Peter Russell-Clarke teamed up with architect Craig Steely to design a this glass home on a San Francisco hilltop that would emphasize panoramic views without completely sacrificing privacy.
Seeking to breath fresh life into the Connecticut home they'd inhabited for over thirty years, Suzanne and Brooks Kelley turned to two New Haven architects who "started blowing it open and filling it with large areas of glass." Huge sheets of unframed glass allow the structure to open up on a view of a hilltop meadow that gives way to the sound below.
This getaway in Sonoma County features massive glass-paneled sliding doors that create a sense of spatial continuity between the home's interior and the surrounding forest.
Located on a nearly undeveloped wooded peninsula outside of Sydney, Australia, this modern home was built using the frame of a former gunpowder store. The structure's back facade features an elaborate system of sliding glass doors and panels, and looks out towards the distant city.
Glass walls make lighting designer Terry Ohm's prefab in California's Mayacamas Mountains feel much larger than its 800 square feet.
The dramatic ceiling of this inventive home in Tasmania makes for the perfect supplement to its jaw-dropping views of rugged Tasman Island and the peaceful Southern Ocean beyond.