• Modern

    Modern Windows in background with living, dining room and fireplace in the foreground
Living room table with large massive steel windows in background of modern home

Modern means minimal

Whether made of metal or wood, our modern fenestration speaks to the aesthetic drive for maximum glass and minimal structure. Frames are integrated into walls and sills are recessed into floors, allowing for crisp alignments. Oversized glass and large complex assemblies are designed to create glazed expanses, which maximize views and natural light. The resulting experience allows for a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living.

From wood and wood clad storefront designs with integrated venting windows to thermally broken metal window wall composites, wrap-around floor to ceiling glazing is one of the truest expressions of architectural fenestration. Massive lift and slide doors, pivots and bi-folds offer dramatic architectural scale openings with attention to alignments and continuous sill details. Re-think the design boundaries.  Then go beyond.

Project Stories

Hog Pen Creek Residence - Modern Projects

Hog Pen Creek Residence: Blending nature with lake front living

Location: Austin, TX   |   Architect: Lake|Flato   |   Builder: Crowell Builders
Awards: 2016 AIA Housing Award, 2016 Architizer A+ Housing Award Finalist, 2014 Texas Society of Architects/AIA Design Award, 2013 AIA San Antonio Merit Award

Located on five acres of Texas woodland along the shore of Lake Austin, the clients tasked Lake|Flato Architects to design a home that was part of the natural landscape with an emphasis on outdoor living and experiencing the surroundings through the architecture. The wish was to deliver maximum views of the lake while preserving the heritage oak trees and creating a Texas vibe with both ranch and lake house design elements.

The resulting architectural experience is open and fluid, enhanced by a series of interconnected spaces. To visually and physically connect this interior flow to the outdoor spaces, the architect incorporated large expanses of glass using wood windows and doors crafted from Alaskan Yellow Cedar.

Exterior night view of modern mountain home with tall wood windows

Martis Camp Residence: Mountain retreat blurs traditional and modern

Nestled in the forest northwest of Lake Tahoe, this character home features sleek rooflines and amazing views of the Northstar Ski Slopes.
Hog Pen Creek Residence: Blending nature with lake front living

Hog Pen Creek Residence: Blending nature with lake front living

Dynamic Fenestration
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The clients tasked Lake|Flato Architects to design a home that was part of the natural landscape with an emphasis on outdoor living and experiencing the surroundings through the architecture.
Panoramic modern mountain home with massive glass and steel windows and doors

Bigwood Residence: Panoramic mountain retreat in glass and steel

Dynamic Fenestration
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Olson Kundig drew inspiration for this design from the surrounding landscape of rugged mountains, high-altitude desert and big sky.
Custom Wood Windows

Aspen Residence: Family retreat on a working ranch

Dynamic Fenestration
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This family retreat is part of an 860-acre working ranch. Local architectural traditions were reinterpreted, creating a unique collection of structures that carefully integrate into the rural site.
Custom Wood Windows

Cortes Island Residence: Double-winged house on the water

Dynamic Fenestration
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This unique single-level structure is situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking Cortes Bay with views of the Sound from every room.
Custom Wood Windows

Feature Project: Stuart Silk Architects – Seattle, WA

Dynamic Fenestration
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Inspired by the distinctive and moving landscape, the design of the home is conceived as a string of five pavilions, each rotated on a different angle in response to the curving contours of the land.
Exterior night view of modern mountain home with tall wood windows

Martis Camp Residence: Mountain retreat blurs traditional and modern

Nestled in the forest northwest of Lake Tahoe, this character home features sleek rooflines and amazing views of the Northstar Ski Slopes.
Hog Pen Creek Residence: Blending nature with lake front living

Hog Pen Creek Residence: Blending nature with lake front living

Dynamic Fenestration
|
The clients tasked Lake|Flato Architects to design a home that was part of the natural landscape with an emphasis on outdoor living and experiencing the surroundings through the architecture.
Panoramic modern mountain home with massive glass and steel windows and doors

Bigwood Residence: Panoramic mountain retreat in glass and steel

Dynamic Fenestration
|
Olson Kundig drew inspiration for this design from the surrounding landscape of rugged mountains, high-altitude desert and big sky.
Custom Wood Windows

Aspen Residence: Family retreat on a working ranch

Dynamic Fenestration
|
This family retreat is part of an 860-acre working ranch. Local architectural traditions were reinterpreted, creating a unique collection of structures that carefully integrate into the rural site.
Custom Wood Windows

Cortes Island Residence: Double-winged house on the water

Dynamic Fenestration
|
This unique single-level structure is situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking Cortes Bay with views of the Sound from every room.
Custom Wood Windows

Feature Project: Stuart Silk Architects – Seattle, WA

Dynamic Fenestration
|
Inspired by the distinctive and moving landscape, the design of the home is conceived as a string of five pavilions, each rotated on a different angle in response to the curving contours of the land.

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