123 Windows Wood Design Photos And Ideas

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 stained glass windows "bring that little bit of sprinkling of color into the space, and then everything else is just super high-contrast white," says Rausch.
The concrete bench meets the wood of the built-in media cabinet. The floors are also concrete, poured to match the existing floors in the kitchen.
A new skylight on the eastern slope of the roof brings additional light to the music room.
The motif continues in a window between the bedroom and bathroom.
A large interior window allows light to reach the main living spaces.
A new window allows items to be passed from the kitchen to the outdoors, for easier entertaining.
The new dormer acts as a skylight for the living room, and also brings light to the upper level, thanks to a cut-out in the hallway.
The upper loft is an open-air platform sheltered under the roof, and offers "a peaceful vantage point
The master bedroom features an antique Norwegian bed rebuilt by Strønes Snekkerversksted.
While once not much of a looker, the redone property now boasts a sauna, among other luxurious amenities.
With a team of two people, the main frame took two days to erect, and the external linings and cladding took four days to install. The internal linings, underfloor heating, flooring, and furniture took a further four days’ work, for a total of 20 person days. The only specialists required were the spray insulation contractor and an electrician.
The open-air sides provide an opportunity for connection between those inside the structure and those passing by it.
Large expanses of glass lead to the deck and panoramic desert views.
Rustic stairs lead to a pair of dormitory-style bedrooms with west-facing windows.
The main level houses the kitchen, dining, and living spaces, tied together by a continuous wooden wainscot whose series of half-round profiles echoes the design of the conduit screen outside.
This cozy perch is begging you to sit down with a good book.
The interior design includes dedicated spaces for the family's creative pursuits, such as music, art, and cooking.
Rectangular cutouts add a whimsical touch to the playhouse.
The master bedroom and a lofted child’s room are situated on opposite ends of the home, linked together by a catwalk that overlooks the main lower living areas.
Ten-foot windows frame views of a Zen garden built along the exterior in front of the home.
The lower level is lined with walls of glass, including clerestory windows that distribute light throughout the residence.
Windows frame spectacular views of the landscape.
Derek Gray of Bay West Builders made the entry bench from wood earmarked for an unbuilt breakfast bar. Radiant-heated concrete floors offer a polished counterpoint to the board-formed walls outside.
Windows are deeply recessed into the home's original masonry walls, which are thick and solid. Martins | Afonso Atelier de Design opted to clad the frames of the windows with wood and create sitting nooks that take advantage of this depth.
The view of the church from the upstairs dormer.
Historic centres usually have a clear, harmonious melody, but oftentimes the soundscapes of the outer layers of a city are disrupted, lacking a conductor able to integrate architectonic interventions throughout space and time.
The gable roofs of the house are expressed on the second floor, where the lofted ceilings are covered with birch plywood.
“One of the great things about the Marvin lift-and-slide doors is how they disappear into the pockets,” notes Meelena. “It’s not a typical solution, and it offers exactly what we hoped to achieve with this home. We wanted to foster an intimate connection with the outdoors.”
“There have been so many cool things we’ve done in this home that we’ve been wanting to do with our clients for a long time, but it’s difficult to sell an idea to someone when you haven’t done it before yourself,” explains Joel. “Take for instance the living platform. If you describe the notion of a living platform to a client, they might think you’re a bit off your rocker, but when they see it and they see the kids playing on it and how it interacts between indoor and out, it instantly opens up new possibilities.”
The white-washed Baltic birch plywood coffered ceiling is fitted with Velux skylights that bathe the work room in natural light.
The sunlit bedroom.
The unique window arrangement floors the space with light and improves the flow of air through the space.
This writer’s studio features ample lighting and carefully chosen windows and openings—essential elements of an uplifting she shed or other outbuildings.
One of the home’s many sliding cedar shutters opens to reveal a spectacular vista.
Inside, plentiful windows offer fantastic views of the neighborhood's rooftops, as well as downtown Portland.
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.
Floor-to-ceiling windows bring plenty of light into the master bedroom.
The large bay window provides natural light and additional bench seating. It was inspired by a study of medieval windows.
The spruce glulam roof structure was prefabricated in the Dolomites and then craned into position in eight sections.
To create a spacious feel, Martin installed large, double-glazed windows and a Velux skylight. "The windows, together with the operable skylight, act as a solar chimney to passively cool the space," he notes.
A telescope looks out upon the Saint Petersburg cityscape.
The window looks out to views across the lake, while also bringing in sunlight to help brighten the interiors.
The large windows in the master bedroom provide the feeling of sleeping within the tree tops.
The oversized, glazed openings (Triview Glass) feature reclaimed Douglas Fir trim.
The dining table can be folded in three sections for different uses.
The floor-to-ceiling, triple-glazed wall overlooks the lawn and residence.
A glimpse of the kitchen as seen from the dining room. Tallowwood floorboards (Bona Traffic) have been used throughout.
Bi-fold sliding Marvin doors recall steel-framed factory windows, yet are actually built of black-painted wood and insulated glass.
A close-up of the dog-door leading out to the backyard.
Nocturnal view of the brise-soleil facade.
Custom built-in office desk are fabricated from a mixture of walnut, mimicking the same hue as the façade’s Douglas fir. The homeowners’ son-in-law, Alex Everett handcrafted many of the custom pieces.
The horizontal silhouette is opened up by a system of teak wood pillars that support the main walls and wood slat-and-zinc roof.
Potrero Residence  Facade
A punched-out square window acts as living art in the stairwell.