Exterior, Cabin Building Type, House Building Type, Metal Siding Material, Flat RoofLine, Glass Siding Material, and Mid-Century Building Type Here's the cover image in all its glory. Van der Rohe's Farnsworth House is the essential glass house (sorry Philip J) and looks pretty spectacular in the snow. One wonders if those windows are double-paned though. Photo by Jason Schmidt.  Photo 87 of 101 in 101 Best Modern Cabins from Best Midcentury Homes in America