A Home Crafted From 6 Million Glass Bottles, Argentina

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Homes made out of interesting and found objects are nothing short of spectacular in so many cases. With thousands of bottle caps to hundreds of thousands of beer cans, unusual building materials have been around longer than we can really keep track of. For one man in Quilmes, Argentina (just outside of Buenos Aires) having an…

Soft Filtered Glass House in São Paulo’s Forest

Posted 394 days ago by

Architect Lina Bo Bardi crafted her own interpretation of a gorgeous glass home in Brazil’s São Paulo. Nestled within the forest, Casa de Vidrio (Glass House) sits on the edge of a hillside where the front of the home rests on stilts while the rear meets the ground. This 50′s built space holds all types of…

Glass Winged Home Stunner in Singapore

Posted 453 days ago by

Where vast and expansive plots of land are far and few between, making do with what you’ve got can open the door to being more creative. Stepping outside of the box is just what K2LD Architects did with the “Wing House” in Singapore, and this odd shaped sliver of land proves it. Vertical space is the…

Tokyo ‘Neut’ Home With Glazed Chambers

Posted 485 days ago by

Natural light can sometimes be overlooked in the planning and programming processes of building and designing a home. Apollo Architects made sure to put this must at the top priority of the “Neut” home in Tokyo, and they did not disappoint. Taking advantage of the narrow lot provided, the home design was planned on providing vertical…

Cubist Inspired Rieteiland House by Hans van Heeswijk Architects

Posted 511 days ago by

The Netherlands offers some of the best unobstructed views available. With their constant desire to allow more natural light into their spaces via large, expansive windows it’s not hard to create beautiful homes. Hans van Heeswijk Architects is behind the gorgeous Rieteiland House that features panoramic views and an amazing glazed facade. The side of the…

Sleek Sprawling Retreat by MW/Works Architecture

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MW/Works Architecture and Design was commissioned to create the Case Inlet Retreat in Puget Sound, Washington as a simple modern piece of serenity along the waterline. Set in a completely wooded, rustic nature filled area– this home has an edgy contemporary look, but the inside fills that perfect in between. Created to invite nature in, a…

14,000 Square Foot Glass Pavilion House by Steve Hermann

Posted 636 days ago by

Renowned architect Steve Hermann created his crowning work in 2010, that he dubbed his greatest achievement in 20 years of hard work. At a whopping 14,000 square feet– this home is a sight to be seen. Not to mention, the facade on pretty much all sides consists of glazing and luxe finishes. The entire see-through residence…

Glass Residence in Mt. Rokko by Tato Architects

Posted 663 days ago by

This house is a special structure that commands a whole lot of attention. Located on a steep, steep mountain “Rokko,” Tato Architects created a house on top of a house. The bottom floor is completely clear glazing with a corrugated metal house sitting right on top. The home’s kitchen and living room are grounded in the…

Glass Encased Commercial & Residential Mixed Space

Posted 708 days ago by

This 8,600 square foot compound is more than just a contemporary dream. It is both an office and residential space that’s got all of the bells and whistles. Designed partly by MOFO Architects, this Polish structure is both sleek and integrated to nature in an interesting and fresh way. A tree shoots up through the interior…

Sleek Homes Constructed Entirely Out Of Glass

Posted 733 days ago by

There’s nothing else quite like these two homes that were designed by Milan based design firm, Santambrogio. The Italian design duo created two homes that are entirely constructed of a blue hued glass– this even includes items like the bed frame. Each glass house is set in a complete opposite landscape, and the feeling that they…