5 Disappearing and Invisible Walls
Now you see it, now you don't. For houses located in warm climates, sometimes the most impactful design move is something you don't even see—we're talking about sliding and accordion walls that eliminate the indoor-outdoor divide.
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- Sliding glass doors and walls take center stage in these 10 homes that seamlessly transition between indoors and out. For more indoor-outdoor design ideas, pick up a copy of our April 2013 issue.
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