125 Windows Design Photos And Ideas

The home’s board-and-batten siding is black-stained pine punctuated by Jeld-Wen windows.


Scaly Mountain, North Carolina
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
The addition rises  above the original shack’s 400- square-foot concrete foundation, which is partially visible in the  living room. A Cricket patio chair by Hershy Way is used for indoor seating opposite a Morsø wood-burning stove.
Front Entry Door & Privacy Screen
When architect Marc-André Plasse realized that he was unable to add a second story to his Montreal house due to a weak foundation, he eked out another 500 square feet with a clever multilevel addition on one side to create a master bedroom with an interior balcony that cantilevers over the dining area.
Large format Fiandre floor tiles fill the entry sequence and align with the building module.
Contractor Patrick O’Neil repaired the woven Douglas fir ceiling in the foyer.
“It’s a great house for a young family—playful, practical and different,” Tribe says. “You can sit on the windowsill in the sun and feed the baby, kids can climb in and out, often through the windows, and you can see everything that is going on.”
The architects worked closely with the clients to match the aesthetic of the vintage furniture they collect. The midcentury modern Danish chair, seen right, has been refurbished and reupholstered.
The tatami room (pictured) has mats from the Futon Company and a “Hinamatsuri” mobile adds a cheery touch.
Vignettes show off what Aumas does best. In this one, he takes advantage of the apartment’s tall windows.
The dark color contributes to the stunning Hudson views by creating a void in the foreground and highlighting the vistas.
Chicken under glass? Apolo will settle for eggs for breakfast.
Views of the Orobie Alps can be seen from the home’s windows, which also feature larch frames. A lampadina light by Flos sits on the nightstand.
Structural changes were immediately made to the original shell to bring in more natural light. The small windows on the front façade were dramatically replaced with a folding window assembly that stretches the entire width of the room. Skylights were cleverly added slightly beneath the peak pitch of the roof to funnel light towards the mezzanine, while still illuminating the main floor below. Warm, rich iroko wood spans the ceiling and wall, and also extends to the seating bench beneath the window.
At the entry looking upward towards a Velux skylight, a vertical "sleeve" is made of stacked end grain plywood. The theme of vertical and horizontal architectural elements providing different environmental perspectives carries through to the rest of the home. Horizontal forms look out to the lake, while the vertical columns look up the sky.
The sleeping cubbies lie beneath the walkway connecting front and back units. Cedar decking and soffit add warmth and texture to the transitional space.
The main living area is connected to the back unit by a modern bridge. Polished concrete is used for both floors and ceilings, and a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Stool accents the space.
Kristine climbs out onto the concrete-tile roof deck through a hatch door in the upstairs loft.
an airy space punctuated by delicate black frames
The Lightbox in Point Roberts, Washington by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson won a 2017 award for its compact size, simple materials, but innovative layout.
The Weiners sit in one of the many large window bays, showing how the reused truck bodies look from within.
The culmination of the collaboration was the design’s simplicity: a single neutral, durable, versatile volume that can easily host a changing collection of hobbies, art, furniture, and guests.
Briggs and Knowles based their design of the oculus on traditional Victorian skylights but tweaked it to fit a more modern sensibility and outfitted it with fluorescent tubing to recreate the effect in the evening.
Sheet Metal Contractor: Fine Metal Roof Tech
Inside, the complex interplay of angles creates an energised feeling of space that belies the modest floorplan. This is enhanced by the full-height glazing on the north face, which draws in the deck and the wetland bush beyond.
The main entrance is on the house’s south side. It leads to a central hall from which all sections of the home are accessible.

Modern windows have the vital task of connecting your home with the outside world. Bringing in air and light, they provide opportunities for contemplation when arranged above a dining nook, or a portal to the natural world when overlooking an oceanside scene. Framed with wood, metal, or vinyl, these inspiration window designs range from skylights to picture windows.

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