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November 11, 2013
Floor-to-ceiling windows? Yes, please. Flip through our gallery of gorgeous glass houses in which windows become walls.
Exterior farmhouse open view kitchen

The Floating Farmhouse’s semitransparent addition has a roofline that matches the pitch of the original 1820s farmhouse. A porch, tucked under the side eaves, is cantilevered over a stream that runs through the property. Ikea loungers are illuminated from the interior by commercial gymnasium lights repurposed as pendant lamps.

Photo by Mark Mahaney.

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Originally appeared in Hope Floats
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Modern see-through living room with sliding glass doors

The threshold between indoors and out is seamless in a Sonoma County residence featuring floor-to-ceiling glass walls. Photo by Matthew Millman.

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Originally appeared in Sustainable Glass House in Sonoma
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A modern townhouse brings in views of the Tel Aviv skyline thanks to expansive glazing.

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Originally appeared in Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
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Living room in Phoenix, Arizona

The expansive desert of the southwest comes to life from the window of a house in Phoenix. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Red
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Yellow sofa, gray chairs, low coffee table, floor-to-ceiling windows

A multi-generational house in San Diego boasts an eclectic mix of furniture and double-height windows. Photo by Ye Rin Mok.

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Originally appeared in The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego
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village vanguard living room

A West Village apartment boasts views of New York City through a bank of windows. Photo by Ball & Albanese.

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Friends gather in the courtyard to make the most of Minneapolis's limited temperate times.

In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled Andrew Blauvelt and Scott Winter’s desire for a loft on the ground. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

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Dean Kaufman 2010
Originally appeared in Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
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Exterior farmhouse open view kitchen

The Floating Farmhouse’s semitransparent addition has a roofline that matches the pitch of the original 1820s farmhouse. A porch, tucked under the side eaves, is cantilevered over a stream that runs through the property. Ikea loungers are illuminated from the interior by commercial gymnasium lights repurposed as pendant lamps.

Photo by Mark Mahaney.

Photo by Mark Mahaney.

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