A glass addition granted this tiny A-Frame home in the Belgian forest a little extra square footage, and made the space feel much more expansive inside.
Though this 1880s home in Adelaide, Australia, maintains a traditional front facade, its rear addition is a modernist's fantasy, with a massive glass wall and angled roof designed to admit maximum sunlight.
Seeking additional space for conversation and contemplation, Albert and Frances Paley enlisted architect John Thodos to build a glass jewel-box pavilion atop their original midcentury residence in Carmel, California. Now the residents can take in panoramic views of the ocean, trees, and hills from their classic Le Corbusier chairs.
A recent glass addition blends seamlessly with the otherwise brick facade of this Victorian London home. Windows fully encompass the dining area, giving the residents the feeling that they are sitting in the nearby garden.
In Rhode Island, a Dutch Colonial-style home received a facelift in the form of a glassed pavilion that doubles as a library and greenhouse.
After architect Piers Taylor acquired Moonshine Cottage, a former gamekeeper's residence outside of Bath, England, he added a timber-and-glass extension that provided much-needed space as well as a striking contrast between pastoral and modern aesthetics.