Stunning Glass Houses: Would You Dare To Have One?!!!

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Glass remained a luxury material for decades. With its transparent  features, it has an extensive practical, technological, and decorative usage in things like tableware, and optoelectronics. The earliest known glass objects were beads, vessels, windows and even jewelries.

The use of  glass materials becomes widespread over the years. People became more in love with its optical transparency and elegance which even brought glass materials to a more complex and visible structure like houses for example.

Imagine living in a see through house with every part of the interior and furniture can be viewed from the outside! But of course, one could certainly own such a stunning house if he definitely has a desire and most importantly has an overflowing resources  to afford such luxury.

Let us tour the web and have a fantastic view of some of the glamorously built glass houses ever.

Glass House by Nico van der Meulen Architects in Johannesburg, South Africa

The shape on the south side is a half circle, forming a horseshoe on the north side.
Approaching the house form the gate the driveway is elevated to allow glimpses thru’ the house to the garden and raised water feature on the other side of the house.

Source: www.e-architect.co.uk

Source: www.e-architect.co.uk

Kay House by Maria Gigney Architects in Battery Point, a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Remodeled and extended in 2002, this three story home features four bedrooms, two baths, and an indoor solar heated saltwater lap pool.

Source: waveavenue.com

Source: waveavenue.com

Cerdavale Ravine House by Drew Mandel Architects in Toronto

This house in Toronto by Drew Mandel Architects features pale grey stone walls and an overhanging top storey .

Source: www.dezeen.com

Source: www.dezeen.com

Glass House designed by Thomas Roszak 

This orbiculate house has a living position, repository, phoebe bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and an engaged garage. The physical portion of this house including poise, aluminium, Brazilian red, Sculpturer limestone, Wisconsin Lannon journalist, tree, objective pavers and a flower of resin and ball rubble.

Source: eastep.photoshelter.com

Source: eastep.photoshelter.com

Church Point House by Utz-Sanby Architects in Sydney, Australia

This new house is on a steep sloping block, facing due East toward Pittwater. The decision to locate the house at the top of the slope toward the rear of the block was made with the clients, early in the design phase, to ensure that the house took best advantage of the views, privacy and natural vegetation on the site.

Source: www.contemporist.com

Source: www.contemporist.com

Woodside Bay House, New Zealand by Hillery Priest Architecture

The Woodside Bay House it’s anchored to the site with three solid towers while a floating pavilion connects the towers. The interior and exterior boundaries are minimized by the walls of windows which gives the houses a transparency that allows views through from any aspect.

Source: www.nimvo.com

Source: www.nimvo.com

Modern Greja House by Park + Associates Archeticts in Bedock, Singapore

The project revisits the fundamental role of a home – providing an environment that bonds a family. The design aims to heighten the occupants’ sensorial awareness to increase domestic interactions. To that end, the spaces were interpreted as a flow.

Source: www.ideasdecoracioninteriores.com

Source: www.ideasdecoracioninteriores.com

Lemperle Glass House Residence Designed by architect Jonathan Segal 

Owned by Dr. Stefan Lemperle, this 4,800-square-foot California home sits atop of a 20-foot high oceanfront bluff. Inside is pretty amazing, too. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms that are all filled with sleek, modern furniture.

Source: i.huffpost.com

Source: i.huffpost.com

Glass House by Barbara Corwin in Cornwall-On-Hudson in New York

The home is constructed of special R-16 coated glass & 40′ steel beams. Tennessee marble, French limestone, wide plank quarter sawn white oak floors, Anigre wood (from Ivory Coast) custom cabinetry, stainless steel mantels and railings add to the distinctive

 

This striking glass house in the town of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson in New York was designed by Barbara Corwin and inspired by the Pompidou Center in Paris. The steel and glass home has views of the Hudson RIver and the surrounding forests. The home is constructed of special R-16 coated glass & 40' steel beams. Tennessee marble, French limestone, wide plank quarter sawn white oak floors, Anigre wood (from Ivory Coast) custom cabinetry, stainless steel mantels and railings add to the distinctive...: This striking glass house in the town of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson in New York was designed by Barbara Corwin and inspired by the Pompidou Center in Paris. The steel and glass home has views of the Hudson RIver and the surrounding forests. The home is constructed of special R-16 coated glass & 40' steel beams. Tennessee marble, French limestone, wide plank quarter sawn white oak floors, Anigre wood (from Ivory Coast) custom cabinetry, stainless steel mantels and railings add to the distinctive...Source: s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com 

Source: s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com 

Glass House by Leo D’Aleo in Pasadena, Maryland 

It is called the ‘Glass House’ and has walls of windows offering views of the Magothy River, Broad Creek and Sillery Bay. The 9,700-square-foot home sits on 3½ acres and has four bedrooms. The master suite has a vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting.

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Source: 36.media.tumblr.com

 

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