A retractable wall allows this covered outdoor dining room to be fully open to both the interior and exterior of this modern home. Infrared heaters flush-mounted in the wood ceiling allow the space to be used any time of year. Just beyond the dining area is a fully functional modern bar.
A clean-lined swimming pool features a striking border of octagonal marble tile, its gray complementing the home's modern exterior. Retractable walls open the indoor spaces to the outside, creating an easy flow for both entertaining and everyday living. The pool and patio area's design incorporates a small green space with a tree that provides both character and shade.
Jetted water features adorn this sleek swimming pool, part of a backyard oasis adjoining this contemporary California hacienda. A poolhouse provides indoor space to enjoy the outdoor view, and a wide covered patio offers a great spot for dining al fresco. A retractable wall between the patio and living area blurs the line between indoors and out.
This modern home has stunning beach and ocean views from its covered patio with swimming pool, contemporary furnished sitting area, wood soffit details, and retractable window wall for indoor and outdoor living.
Floor-to-ceiling, fully retractable sliding walls of glass provide a seamless integration between interior and exterior spaces to create a quintessential SoCal living experience. Comfortable furniture makes the space perfect for entertaining.
This modern farmhouse has retractable window walls for indoor and outdoor living, contemporary white upholstered living room and dining room furnishings, and an outdoor sitting area with modern woven chairs and gas fire pit.
Floor-to-ceiling, fully retractable sliding walls of glass seamlessly blend the contemporary dining room with a welcoming balcony that has stunning view of Los Angeles. An oversized sectional is perfect for relaxing or entertaining.
Retractable fabric adds another level of shade to the dining space. Because it sits just across from the pool, this refreshing area also comes with views of the water fountain and tiled accent wall.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado
The glass walls of this shower room, just off the master suite, allows the bather to enjoy the beautiful Mount Olympus views, just like the retractable window walls in the master bedroom accentuate the beauty of the surrounding mountains.
A pair of islands add extra workspace and storage to this neutral contemporary kitchen. The dark cabinetry is mirrored in the millwork along the ceiling, while retractable glass walls open up the space to the ocean breeze and views outside.
An intimate sitting area surrounds a wood coffee table in this neutral transitional living room. An in-wall fireplace adds ambiance to the space, while retractable doors open up for taking in the beach home's ocean views.
An open floor living room has a seamless transition to the outdoor patio, which features an infinity pool and stunning views of the Arizona desert and mountains. General contractor Emilio LoCascio arranged retractable glass walls which make for an easy flow and comfortable seating both inside and out.
This Mount Olympus master bedroom has a view fit for the gods. The retractable window walls allow for an up close and personal view of nature, making this space the perfect place to relax. The minimalist design of the space leaves the couple with nothing to distract them from the natural beauty surrounding their home.
With its clean, meticulously crafted lines, this modern home by Eolo A&I Designs brings order to the lush landscape of Palmetto Bay, Fla. A sleek stone wall defines the home's footprint and features a retractable gate that allows the owners to easily enter and exit the private property.
The open concept living area and kitchen in this contemporary California hacienda features a retractable glass wall that opens completely to bring the outdoors in. A rug anchors the indoor seating area, and a pair of kitchen islands separates the living, dining and kitchen spaces. Neutral walls allow the bold blues of the island and backsplash to pop.
This modern white dining room features a steel window wall which retracts to open the interior to an outside sitting area, contemporary dining table and white upholstered dining chairs, and a modern candelabra pendant light.
This long master bedroom serves many functions for the homeowners. A fully retractable fourth wall reveals access to the homeowners' semi-private patio; a bed with plush bed linens completes the relaxation space. For a sitting area, designers brought in a gray, Contemporary sofa and clear coffee table to add a place to enjoy a good book, while a wood, Midcentury Modern desk adds an office space to the room.