The Edgeland House’s living roof blends into its surroundings during the day, but at night its floor-to-ceiling windows light up to create a glowing crevice outside of Austin, Texas.
Photo by: Dave Mead
A shotgun house in rural Indiana lights up the valley as light seeps out the windows and illuminates the surrounding foliage.
Photo by: Kyoko Hamada
Smooth piles of snow blanket the ground around the Hillsdale Screen House in mountainous New York. The house’s asymmetrical windows cast beautiful patterns at night, in addition to being designed to help the house withstand “occasionally brutal weather.”
Photo by: John Muggenborg
On the side of Utah’s Emigration Canyon, the state’s first LEED for Homes-rated abode shines—both literally and figuratively—among neighboring lodges.
Photo by: Dustin Aksland
Drawing inspiration from modern techniques and from the “low corrugated-metal outbuildings” that define the rural Texas landscape, architect M.J. Neal designed Farley Studio to be a part of the countryside by day and a gleaming beacon by night.
Photo by: Jack Thompson