639 Exterior Glass Siding Material Design Photos And Ideas

The home's main entry—two levels off the street—forces guests to get intimately acquainted with the steep topography of the site. Although the home's residents have the option to enter via garage and interior stair, guests instead travel up exterior stairs at the corner of the site, passing the planted neighboring lot to reach the home's front door.
Earthy, organic materials were favored for the home's composition. The exterior palette features Pietra Serena limestone, color-integral stucco, metal panels, and stained cedar.
A view of the home at night.
A nighttime view of the home seen from the northeast. To the right is the bedroom wing extending north. To the left is the living room wing stretching to the east.
The view of the house seen from the driveway. To the left is the workshop and wood shed connected to the carport by a trellis.
Set far back on a wooded 7.2-acre property in Bernardsville, New Jersey, the James B. Christie House takes advantage of its private location with ample glazing.
The glass-and-steel extension allows the homeowners to embed themselves in the natural environment.
In good weather, the owners can open up the exterior glass walls.
Entry to the house is accessed via the gravel arrival court. A floating ledge bridges to the front door, which is located in a "glazed volume set between two of the buildings," said the architects.
The project recently won a Gold Pin in the 2018 Best Design Awards. The judges were impressed with how “the residence settles completely and utterly into its location with exceptional detail, and a sensitivity that responds to its changing environment through the seasons.”
The post-and-beam construction has a dramatic carport entrance which showcases the home's clean, midcentury lines.
Because the studio does not have air-conditioning, it relies on natural ventilation for passive cooling. Its north orientation harnesses good solar gains.
The small studio is sited along a gentle slope and is raised upon steel supports to take in views of the tree canopies.
A view of the main home's sheltered entrance with the annex to the right. All buildings feature continuous exterior insulation.
This annex houses a large recreation room as well as a guest suite.
A dramatic cantilevered roof helps mitigate unwanted solar heat gain while inviting in warm winter light.
Completed for an approximate cost of $2,000,000, the modern, net-zero home features 3,835 square feet and is located in the heart of Suncadia’s master-planned community.
To recall the region's past as a historic mining town, a rustic palette of mostly natural materials were applied to the home, including stone, Cor-ten steel, and reclaimed barn wood with modern detailing.
The board-formed concrete, steel, and teak over a rainscreen system blend the building into the site.
Surrounded by rugged beauty, the home was designed with a faceted exterior optimized for wraparound views unique in each room.
Located in Western Idaho, the Cliff House faces views of Payette Lake toward the south and west, while vast granite and dense forest flank the property to the north and east.
This custom residence for actor Will Arnett was inspired by LivingHomes' RK2 model. About a third was built on-site, including a glass staircase tower and a guest wing (featuring a recording booth where Will can ply his trademark baritone).
The property's former Spanish hacienda-style, red-tile roof has been replaced with a contemporary metal one as part of the renovation.
The home sits on a 16,000-square-foot lot which has been beautifully landscaped with rows of cacti and palm trees.
The C6 is one of LivingHomes' most popular models. Coming in at 1,232 square feet, this LivingHome offers a comfortable living space for a relatively low cost.
A glimpse of the master bedroom framed with full-height windows and sheltered by a deep roof overhang.
The residence is clad in a combination of vertical grain cedar, Firestone aluminum, and Corten standing-seam metal. The stone is Frontier Sandstone.
The extended overhanging roof with its tongue-and-groove hemlock soffit provides shade and shelter to the elevated courtyard.
The modern Montana home is nestled into a transitional zone between a forested butte and a grassy meadow in the western part of the state.
 A garage and gym are contained within the lowest level of the house.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
The mix of cedar and stone help integrate the dwelling into its natural setting.
The first floor is made up of glass walls that allow the site to appear to remain uninterrupted.
HiveHaus, a UK–based company, designs modern prefab living spaces for a variety of applications. Their prefabricated modules come in the shape of hexagons, and are adaptable, affordable, sustainable, flexible, and easy to construct. These designs consist of a standardized set of components that can be connected together to create interconnecting clusters. The modules are prefabricated offsite, and can be installed in as little as two days, depending on the number of modules, access to the site, and site conditions.
The steel-sash windows by Hope’s on the upper level are replicas of the originals, while the lower level has custom frosted-glass panels. The facade paint is Black Tar by Benjamin Moore.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
The rectilinear, modernist home features expansive glazing and blurs the lines between the indoors and outdoors.
The detached guesthouse is reminiscent of Philip Johnson's iconic Glass House.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.
Chris and Laura Porter’s new master suite connects to the rest of the house via an indoor/outdoor bridge that comprises a covered deck and small library; Bonelli windows and Fleetwood sliders look out on a landscape designed by Christine Ferris.
An exterior view of the property.
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View from outdoor porch by Low Design Office
The house from the road.
View on the house from the valley.

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