321 Windows Design Photos And Ideas - Page 2

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 inspiring window designs range from skylights to picture windows.

A view of the temperate rainforest outdoors.
The two structures are in constant dialogue. Not only are their forms in sympathy, but as they're set at right angles to one another, they are rarely out of view.
The Weiners sit in one of the many large window bays, showing how the reused truck bodies look from within.
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.
A tall, slender window in front of the sink creates a built in light well, allowing daylight to reflect further inward.
The home of Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander in Orinda, in the hills east of Berkeley, California has a corridor with full glass walls and flat, glass roof and plenty of rooms that let sunlight in from many angles.
A large window affords views of the environment.
The owners of the apartment wanted to expand their home vertically and horizontally in order to enjoy more spacious, attractive interiors.
Blurring the boundaries between indoors and outdoors, this 1,300-square-foot home on the island of Honshu, Japan by architect Keisuke Maeda has multiple windows and skylights surrounding its concrete base.
The Sculpture Gallery in architect Philip Johnson’s Glass House Estate in New Canaan, Connecticut is a skylighted space with an almost entirely glass roof that showcases Johnson’s art collection.
Although the master suite overlooks the back street, shutters offer privacy.
Robust, raw materials such as concrete, brick, and timber highlight the house’s sculptural form, while the glass walls create a sense of full immersion in the rainforest.
Architect-builder Jesse Bennett and interior designer Anne-Marie Campagnolo camped on site during the build of Planchonella House, whose exuberant design mirrors its tropical environment.
The windows throughout the house are by Architectural Profiles Limited. In the master bedroom the high triangular window is “excellent for stargazing,” says Rich.
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.
Corner Window
Vignettes show off what Aumas does best. In this one, he takes advantage of the apartment’s tall windows.
The aluminium-framed windows throughout are by Australian company Capral. “We wanted as much glass as possible to enjoy the almost 360-degree views,” says resident Sarah Younger.

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A detail of the ceiling design.
Large windows let in natural light and views from all directions.
Polished concrete mixed with black volcanic sand is used for the floor, while the ceilings are lined in plasterboard.
Crittall-style windows bring in plenty of light.
The architect created multiple decorative wall cut-outs throughout the home to facilitate ventilation, composed of roof tiles laid in a wave pattern.
An third level extension with a vaulted ceiling.
Windows are used to maximize space.
A small balcony reveals stunning views of the city.
Kathrin is also a stained glass artist and this piece is from her collection called Bands of Color.
The insulated glass at the front of the house was glazed on-site. “The result is far more glass and far less mullion than in a typical glass wall,” says Alter.
By resisting the urge to fill every inch of the tiny house, the team retains a spacious feel.
Designer Kevin Heisler says the inspiration for the glass entry design was a reference to the pattern of one of Wright's windows.
A narrow window creates a visual connection between the bedroom and kitchen.
Four aluminum-frame skylights were created on the building's original roof.
A look at one of the painting that hangs on the glass wall.
A traditional Japanese tatami room.
Front facade in snow
The interior "tubular" shell forms these organic window openings in some spots.
A close-up of the windows meeting the stone wall.
Daily on-site events and activities include DJ, live music, curated film screenings, city excursions, and more.
Up close, the frit reveals a dense composition of layered, swooping curves, evocative of the motions of chefs’ hands at work.
Full height glazing provides a direct visual connection to the exterior foliage.
A built-in ladder provides access to the roof deck.  The blue skies contrast with the light pink walls, creating a pastel composition of solid and void.
A study area that looks out to the street.