341 Windows Design Photos And Ideas - Page 5

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.

The art studio doubles as a guest bedroom.
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
A gearbox from an old irrigation pump helps turn the wheel that opens the window wall, a detail that reflects Kundig's love of simple yet sophisticated
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Detailed in cedar paneling and plywood, Mauka was oriented to catch the sunrise. The table is by Moore’s firm, FLOAT.

Maui, Hawaii
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
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.
In London’s Greenwich Peninsula—a part of London's undergoing cultural facelift—boutique real estate brand Aucoot and the team from UK magazine Cereal styled this 1,793-square-foot, three-bedroom penthouse apartment, transforming it into a simple, yet stunning home.
The two wings of the addition are connected by a central “void space.” The glass walls visually draw the garden and greenery into the living space. Both East Coast transplants, the couple wanted to more easily take advantage of favorable gardening conditions in the mild Northern California climate. With this in mind, they used the renovation to bring the outdoors in, as well as encourage easy and direct exterior access for gardening.
The original home was preserved and renovated. In the front bedroom, a small window was replaced with a large painted-steel window seat, a favorite of the residents' grandchildren.
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.
The architects had to gain approval from the co-op board to break through to the roof—the loft is on the top floor—and add a terrace and master bedroom suite.
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.
The sleeping cubbies lie beneath the walkway connecting front and back units. Cedar decking and soffit add warmth and texture to the transitional 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 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.
With a large glass door from Capral that opens completely to the elements, the master bedroom becomes part of the landscape. Imogen sits with Millie, one of the family’s two greyhounds. The art is by Noel McKenna (top) and Ray Crooke; the butterfly chair cover was custom-made by a saddler. The carpet is from Supertuft.
Cedar louvers veil hurricane windows by Solar Innovations.
The home, which is on Long Island Sound, is made of hardworking materials. Its Gore-Tex-wrapped plywood sheathing is protected by an Equitone fiber-cement rainscreen, which is the first line of defense during harsh weather conditions.
Custom Master Bath Vanity
Open Kitchen & New Vaulted Ceiling
Open Kitchen & New Vaulted Ceiling
The Charm Townhouse - For the love of stairs
The Charm Townhouse - Privacy is ensured without blocking natural light thanks to acid extra clear glass
This compact London apartment by architects Silvia Ullmayer and Allan Sylvester and joiner Roger Hynam has a fully retractable mechanical skylight that opens and closes automatically when its sensors detect rain or excessive wind.