Our Five Favorite Indoor-Outdoor Homes of 2019

Our Five Favorite Indoor-Outdoor Homes of 2019
Our Five Favorite Indoor-Outdoor Homes of 2019

Homes designed for the indoor-outdoor lifestyle can be as diverse as the people who live in them. From an island-inspired SoCal beachside retreat to a modern farmhouse on the fringe of Sin City, here are our five favorite homes of 2019.

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California Beach Home Makes Waves with Walls of Glass

Inspired by the architecture of Mexico, Hawaii, and Bali, architect Christian Rice created a Coronado retreat for his family that invites Pacific breezes into the home and embraces abundant sunlight through massive multi-slide doors.

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Dramatic Angles on Display at a Maryland Lake House

The angular structure of this home in rural Maryland was forged around the concept of creating new perspectives and shifting light conditions as residents move throughout the house, including views of the South River through a three-story angled interior atrium.

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Floor-to-Ceiling Glass Connects Arizona Residence to the Desert

When architect Brent Kendle’s clients sought to surround themselves with the natural wonder of the Arizona desert, they wanted an experience that was like “camping under the stars” – so he employed a solution that plays off themes of natural light and a connection to the desert environment.

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Massive Glass Gives Oakland Remodel 180-Degree Views

Architects Bridgett Shank and Megan Carter used extensive glazing to create a home with unobstructed, 180-degree views of Oakland, San Francisco, and the bay. The abundant glass lets occupants absorb the seamless beauty of nature and distant city life in one tapestry of glass.

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Rural Remodel Outside Las Vegas Shows Farm-to-Table Style

Large openings and big glass were the foundation for Studio G Architecture’s transformation of a 1950s farmhouse into a sustainable modern home with seamless indoor-outdoor flow.

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