As the days grow colder it’s tempting to imagine escaping to a winter retreat nestled in between snow topped mountains, or suspended over a frozen lake. Any luxury home needs to reflect its stunning surroundings, and what better way to do this than (literally) with a home made of glass?
Here are 20 of the best luxury modern homes made of glass…just don’t throw any stones.
1. Glass Farmhouse /// Northeast Oregon, US
A contemporary glass box that faces south toward the distant mountains. This modern home on a rural site is designed by architecture firm Olson Kundig.
2. Glass Concept Home /// Milan, Italy
A bue-tinged glass cube sits in a wooded clearing..even the furniture inside is made of glass. This stunning design is by designer and architect Carlo Santambrogio.
3. Glass House /// Chicago, US
This award-winning luxury family home is made from glass steel and concrete and designed by Thomas Roszak.
4. Hillside House /// Texas, US
This beautiful and unique luxury modern home overlooking downtown Texas is designed by leaders in place based sustainable architecture Lake Flato Architects.
5. Watervilla /// Kortenhoef, The Netherlands
This beautiful contemporary home built on the water is designed by Waterstudio.NL architects.
6. Glass House /// New York, US
Four small structures connected by concrete walkways make up this unique modern home made of glass, designed by Toshiko Mori.
7. Glass House /// Chiba, Japan
The minimalistic design of this modern home by Kiyonobu Nakagame & Associates is the optimum space to take in the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
8. Narrow House /// Belgium
With a modest width of 5.3m, this three storey glass house designed by Bassam El-Okeily turns into a public sculpture when lit up at night.
9. Shokan House /// New York, US
This beautiful and unique luxury modern home was designed with the intention of the exterior reflecting the surroundings, by Jay Bargmann.
11. The Dune House /// Suffolk, UK
This stunning modern holiday guest house is designed by Jarmund/Vigsnaes Architects.
12. Optical Glass House /// Hiroshima
This modern home designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects was built next to a busy road so residents could enjoy a private oasis and still make out the movements of people and traffic beyond the walls.
13. Tea House /// Ilhabela, Brazil
This contemporary glass home nestled in its leafy surroundings is designed by by David Jameson Architects.
14. Glass Garden Shed /// Finland
15. The Glass House /// Connecticut, US
This glass house designed by Phillip Johnson, with its perfect proportions and its simplicity, is considered one of the first most brilliant works of modern architecture.
16. The Glass Pavillion /// California, US
This minimalistic, spacious 13,875 square foot luxury home is designed by Steve Hermann Design.
17. Tea Houses /// California, US
Three individual tea houses, places where one could simply retreat into nature designed by Swatt Miers Architects.
18. Jodlowa House /// Krakow, Poland
A beautiful and unique luxury modern home in rural settings designed by PCKO.
19. CAN MANA /// Baleares, Spain
A luxury modern home designed so that the landscape is defined by the transparency of the glass walls, by Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners.
20. Photographer’s Studio over a Boathouse /// Ontario, Canada
We hope you enjoyed this selection of beautiful, modern and luxury homes made of glass. If you don’t happen to have a home made of glass, decorate your walls in nature-inspired designer wallpaper from FEATHR.com that brings the outside in (without the cold). The wintery motifs and nordic style of these wallpaper designs would look great hanging in any luxury modern home.
House of Nature designer wallpaper by Katarzyna Surman
Water designer wallpaper by Heinikatariina
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