On a quiet street in Syracuse, New York, a garage was replaced with a striking three-story space for reading, writing, and contemplation. Its façade is wrapped in 3-millimeter-thick silicon impregnated fiberglass fabric. This produces its unique, translucent glow while also ensuring that light is transmitted to the interior and the owners' privacy is protected.
Prism-like plywood and glass panels replaced a musty conservatory at this Victorian home in Dublin.
Self-taught designer Tom Givone updated this 1850s farmhouse in Pennsylvania with an unexpected torqued-volume addition.
A wraparound glass wall connects the first-level of this London extension to the garden, and creates the appearance that the second-level floats on thin air.
A couple in Evanston, Illinois, asked John Issa of Perimeter Architects to add on a two-story, 650-square-foot addition to their traditional farmhouse. The new volume is clad in composite slate siding by Inspire Roofing Products; the windows are Pella.
Though the front of this 1880s bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, maintains a traditional facade due to strict heritage laws, the rear is modern eye candy at its best.