A prefab prototype by Finnish designer Linda Begroth couldn’t get any brighter. The wood-framed and glass-walled structure will make its occupants feel like they’re sleeping outside. Photo by Arsi Ikäheimonen.
By opening up the side of an A-frame hut and adding on a glassed-in addition, architecture firm dmvA brought sunlight into a 566-square-foot house outside Antwerp, Belgium. Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.
With an entire wall of windows making up its northern façade, there’s never a lack of light in Jens Risom’s remote Block Island prefab. Photo by Floto + Warner.
Well-placed windows and sliding glass doors make the interior of a Maine island getaway feel bright and spacious. Photo by Eirik Johnson.
The floor-to-ceiling windows at either end of a Seattle boathouse allow light to stream through the entire 1,000-square-foot space.
Separated only by large expanses of glass, the interior and exterior of a Los Angeles home flow seamlessly together. Photo by Catherine Ledner.
The double-height windows of a bayfront house in Chile allow sunlight to reach all corners of the 1,000-square-foot, whitewashed interior. Photo by Roland Halbe.
Thanks to two enormous sliding glass doors, the entire corner of a 1,000-square-foot Connecticut guest cottage opens up to the surrounding landscape. Photo by Mark Mahaney.
By staggering the slabs that make up the three floors of a slim townhouse in Sweden, architect Elding Oscarson allowed light to flood all the way from the roof to the ground-floor kitchen. Photo by Mark Seelen.
Working with a limited footprint, architect Bruce Bolander managed to create a secluded canyon house in Malibu with an airy and expansive interior. Photo by J Bennett Fitts.