Viewed from above, the lower level’s brick floors of this London home establish a sense of continuity between the living spaces and the outer courtyard. Two-stories of glazing ensure that the lower levels never feel gloomy.
A dilapidated townhouse in Harlem had its brick back wall replaced with a unified arrangement of sliding glass doors, translucent panels, and glass windowpanes.
The structure of this vacation home in Chile is simple, but the double-height windows in the living room provide sweeping ocean views.
An intimate dining area occupies the double-height space in this weekend getaway in Connecticut.
Architect March Lithgow incorporated the existing structure of a garage when designing this home outside of Auckland, New Zealand. After peeling the roof off of the initial structure and adding large windows and a gable roof, the house acquired a much roomier feel, especially in the open-plan living space.
Architect Henri Sayes used inverted trusses to establish distinct spaces within the great room of his home in Auckland, New Zealand, making it feel both intimate and spacious.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look. The home’s second-story hallway, which serves as an open office and library, was suffering from a severe lack of light. Lifting up one side of the old pitched roof made room for a linear skylight, which faces south to allow in as many rays as possible, and the modification transformed the top floor into a loftlike double-height space.