A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, is designed to make the most of its setting. Accordion-like doors from NanaWall span the living and dining rooms and, during the hotter summer months, open the house to coastal breezes.
A renovated São Paulo apartment revolves around a serene terrace. Enlarged windows and strategic plantings seem to bring the garden inside.
A 1,800-square-foot floating home in Seattle features a small deck, ideal for taking in the waterfront setting.
In the studio of this Australian dwelling, an entire wall swings away to allow easy outdoor access.
The master bedroom of a vacation home in Indian Wells, California opens on two sides to the outdoors.