This title offers an inspiring look at some of the world's newest and most beautiful houses built from glass. It is filled with striking photographs and detailed drawings revealing a myriad of styles. There is something seemingly impractical, but ultimately glamorous and breathtaking about a glass house. Throughout the history of modern architecture, designing a glass house has been a recurrent and challenging exercise. Allowing the homeowner to live simultaneously outside and inside, glass houses truly are the homes of the future - and as technology expands, the design possibilities for this material are endless. This book presents the dazzling living spaces that are clean, sophisticated and breathtaking - showcasing the recent work of contemporary architects and their visual interpretations of this fascinating material.