53 Windows Sliding Window Type 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.

Interior walls and ceilings are plasterboard with a paint finish.
Milgard sliding doors were added with the future in mind. “We really wanted it to feel big since we planned to live in it full-time,” Brian says.
Walls of operable glass by Fleetwood create a seamless flow between the indoors and out.
A binary play of considered honey and gray tones strongly reference the exterior yellow brick and gray metal of the two distinct structures.
Bi-fold sliding Marvin doors recall steel-framed factory windows, yet are actually built of black-painted wood and insulated glass.
Relation between exterior and interior spaces
Main Bedroom
Nocturnal view of the brise-soleil facade.
The mashrabiyah insuring intimacy and heat protection
Wilson also incorporated high levels of insulation and double glazing to make the house energy efficient.
In winter, the wooden screens can be opened to draw in the warm, afternoon sun.
The architects installed Luxal aluminum glazing, which allows the interior space to be flooded with natural light. In addition, the floor-to-ceiling windows are perfectly positioned to frame the breathtaking views over North London and Alexandra Palace.
With his son, William, watching, architect Noah Walker tries out the floor-to-ceiling Schüco glass doors he integrated into a guesthouse he designed off an existing barn for Nathan Frankel, an amateur violinist, in Beverly Hills, California. The new portion features an open living-dining area. See more glass houses we love!
Although the master suite overlooks the back street, shutters offer privacy.
Kathrin is also a stained glass artist and this piece is from her collection called Bands of Color.
A look at one of the painting that hangs on the glass wall.
A traditional Japanese tatami room.
Front facade in snow
Fully-glazed walls and skylights flood the living space with sunlight.
Some of the large planes of glass are sliding doors that open to the outside.
The stairwell leading from the living areas on the ground level, up to the upper level bedroom.
While the homeowners and their guests have plenty of opportunities to view the outdoors, thanks in large part to windows and doors by Alumilex, an abundance of cedars offers privacy from the outside looking in. “We wanted to cut the least amount of trees,” Tremblay said.
This mid-century modern house was transformed from a municipal garage into a private house in the late 1950’s by renowned modernist architect Paul Rudolph. At project start the house was in pristine condition, virtually untouched since it won a Record Houses award in 1960. Ruhl Walker Architects in Boston were tasked with bringing the house up to current energy efficiency standards and with reorganizing the house to accommodate the new owners’ more contemporary needs, while also respecting the noteworthy original design.
Sliding bamboo panels on the west side of the house can be adjusted to provide shade during the later part of the day.
Designed by Vincent Yeuh of YJP, the Seaside House was created to act as an experience, rather than simply a building. The continuous flow of the home between indoor/outdoor is intended to highlight man's connection to nature, while allowing for a seamless shift between inside and outside living. Located a few steps from the beach, the two buildings that make up the home are constructed of wood and concrete, with elements of traditional Japanese minimalism and echoes of bygone barn structures throughout.
Douglas fir-framed windows by Dynamic Architectural Windows & Doors offer layered indoor-outdoor views.
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.
Detailed in cedar paneling and plywood, Mauka was oriented to catch the sunrise. The table is by Moore’s firm, FLOAT.

Maui, Hawaii
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The living room
Pierre Minassian's contemporary latticework
the modern facade
A custom-tailored mechanism allows six floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors to open along the entire width of the living space, creating a seamless transition from indoors to out.
An enormous boulder blocks views of the street, enhancing the sense of tranquility.
The interior is spare and modern. The cabinets and chairs are from IKEA. So is the table, which has a DIY laminated-ash top. Suzanne Rochon bought the cabin in 2002 and spent a decade fixing it up before calling on YH2 Architecture. In 2005, she added five acres, doubling the property.
Upper Loor Balcony