Minimalist Windows: Erasing the Boundary Between Indoors and Outdoors


Pivoting window in Faruz House / Pitsou Kedem Architects. Image © Amit Geron

Pivoting window in Faruz House / Pitsou Kedem Architects. Image © Amit Geron

Like a beautiful painting, windows showcase interiors and frame landscapes that connect users to the outside world, directing our eyes to what really matters. But besides framing views and facilitating visual communication, windows serve multiple essential functions that make them vital components in any project. They illuminate homes with sunrays, provide natural ventilation, filter light, insulate from cold and heat, block water and ensure protection. As most design professionals would agree, glazing also plays a crucial aesthetic role; its materials, style and dimensions certainly make a significant difference in the appearance of facades and spaces.

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