Patio View of Contemporary Living Room With Two Full Glass Walls
Two fully open walls allow for tons of natural light to flood into the contemporary living room visible from the patio. Natural stones surround a series of large cement blocks creating the patio floor. A smooth wood ceiling gives a great textural contrast to the rocks.
Sliding Glass Walls in Contemporary Living Room Offers Breathtaking View
SPG Architects’ Casa Torcida, located in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, takes inspiration from the Osa’s natural world. Bright, tropical colors contrast the neutral palette of the building materials while a movable glass-wall system can open the living spaces completely to the terraces surrounding the house as a means to cool this “off-the-grid” house, which has no air conditioning system.
This contemporary home features three levels of living: a living room that opens up to a pebble patio, a sleek seating area with views of the city and a rooftop terrace. Two-story hedge walls provide privacy and shade for the patio.
Full-length floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide views of Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach and the Port of Miami in the living room of HGTV Urban Oasis 2012. Two polished chrome-based, frosted-glass hurricanes illuminate the space and lend ambiance during evening hours.
The exposed beams carry over from the living room into the patio, creating a seamless transition between the two living spaces. The cream swivel chairs rotate for full enjoyment of the stunning views of the mountains beyond.
Numerous walls were removed to create an open living space in this contemporary rustic home designed by Kristi Will. Eighteen-foot sliding glass doors and a succession of full-height windows connect this room to a stunning dining deck, patio and fire pit.
The chic, contemporary style of this sophisticated dining room stops just short of something futuristic. A long glass table emulates the numerous sliding glass doors and keeps the room feeling spacious and airy. Accesses to the outdoor patios span two walls, creating a near 180-degree view of the surrounding vista.
Neutral Contemporary Living Room With Metallic Fireplace
A modern sectional sofa offers a comfy spot for TV viewing in this contemporary California living room. The long glass wall, a hallmark of mid-century modern architecture, provides an expansive view of the backyard, and a two-sided fireplace gives a peek-a-boo glimpse at the dining room beyond.
Dining Room: Modern Oceanfront Resort in Vero Beach, Fla.
Full-length windows and sliding glass doors invite indoor-outdoor living and display stunning views of Vero Beach in the dining room. White slipcovered chairs pair with a natural wood dining table for a stylish, contemporary look.
A wall of windows in this two-story great room allows views of the outdoor patio with fire pit. The open living space has a raw steel accent wall with wall-mounted TV and ribbon flame fireplace. A cozy shag area rug defines the seating area that features a cozy gray sectional and contemporary white chair.
Between two open, contemporary living rooms sits a cozy outdoor retreat. Open to the sun above, the pebble courtyard has privacy from two-story hedges on both sides. Sliding glass doors throughout the home allow for unobstructed views of the water and cityscape.
The contemporary kitchen overlooks an open floor plan living area with dining and seating areas. For a streamlined look, built ins are set into the main wall, housing all electronics, the fireplace and shelving. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls take full advantage of the Big Sky, Mont., views.
Contemporary Southwestern Living Room Boasts Warm Tones
Contemporary glass walls allow the desert sun to fill this warm and cozy living room while offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Stone accent walls, earthy tones, and striped patterns complete the warm, southwestern design.
A wrap-around gray stone fireplace creates an impressive focal point for this contemporary living room. Colorful furniture surrounds a glass coffee table, which allows full view of the chic area rug below. Above the fireplace hangs a metal flock of birds sculpture, adding to the contemporary feel of the space.