Villaluxury

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about villaluxury

Project • By Manetti Gusmano & figli - Sannini ImprunetaPrivate Houses

VILLA CAPALBIO - TUSCANY

For this estate in the south of Tuscany the semi-smoothed (Vellutato) surface is obtained by following a specific tecnique which consists of avoiding any sand under the wooden mould, it was the perfect solution. This opaque yellow colour is achieved by blending “Turchina clay” and “Giglia clay”.The very smooth touch and warm feeling when you walk barefoot it is the best you can have, included the view of the see and Argentario from the outdoor area. More

Project • By mado architectsPrivate Houses

SL Chelak Villa

Villa No.1 and No.2 are designed in two lands close to each other, one with ​​740 square meters area and the other one with 1400 square meters area on gas street at Chelak Province. The client requested a personal signature, a specific idea for him that could be presented in all his projects. According to the subject of the project, Iranian traditional house typology was studied, both introverted and extroverted. In both types, voids were memorable event occurred, whether in the courtyard of the houses in central zone of Iran or as a gholam gardesh of houses in northern part of the country. Due to the study we emphasis on ​​empty space and void. In-Between spaces were the structural idea of ​​the project the client was looking for. So in th... More

Project • By mado architectsPrivate Houses

Chelak Villa

Si sangan villa is located on a site at the area of ​​Si-Sangan region ,a special location between the forest and the sea. The most important issue that client request , was the privacy. In addition to this issue, the design team has paid attention to the relationship between the villa and the site, geometry, structure and vernacular architecture. The initial design starts with a square with 4 divisions, then the square boundaries are distorted so that the walls are organized on smaller squares diagonal. In this way, the neighboring views are blocked and the north-south view opens, the site and the landscape are also penetrate the project. Subsequently, inspired by native architecture and morphological studies of sloping roof, the walls of... More

Project • By mado architectsPrivate Houses

Sisangan Villa

Si sangan villa is located on a site at the area of ​​Si-Sangan region ,a special location between the forest and the sea. The most important issue that client request , was the privacy. In addition to this issue, the design team has paid attention to the relationship between the villa and the site, geometry, structure and vernacular architecture. The initial design starts with a square with 4 divisions, then the square boundaries are distorted so that the walls are organized on smaller squares diagonal. In this way, the neighboring views are blocked and the north-south view opens, the site and the landscape are also penetrate the project. Subsequently, inspired by native architecture and morphological studies of sloping roof, the walls of... More

Project • By mado architectsPrivate Houses

Zarafshan Villa

In this project, the client requested a neo-classic building with four separate sections.The design team decided to match the client’s need with his characteristic type and develop the classic structure with a new expression of the past architecture. By studying the past architecture, we attempted to establish a symbiosis between past and present through a representation of the Chahar-Bagh Arche-type.By emphasizing the main axis of the Chahar-Bagh, we created a void between the building that allowed light and landscape into it which connected the ground to the sky.The voids are defined from the roof to the lower part of the building continuously, connecting north to south, east to west and top to bottom of the project.The villa has two floo... More

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

Rocky Mountains Hideaway

A home as spectacular as its surroundings.This home, tucked next to the Rocky Mountains, features a wide variety of our thermally broken products (including Series 600 Sliding Glass Doors and Series 600 Window Walls) that provide breathtaking views while keeping the homeowners warm inside. While there is no doubt the beauty of the final product, the home also provided an opportunity for Western to show how durable our products can be in any climate thanks to our thermal break technology on both our frames and panels. More
A massive pocketing multi-slide door seamlessly blends the home’s great room with the stunning pool area out back.
Clean lines and a slim profile help the large moving walls of glass complement the master suite’s contemporary aesthetic.

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

Maximum Minimalism

Juxtaposed between majestic views of prehistoric red rock formations and the glamour and glitz of the Las Vegas strip, this 5500 square foot Post Modern gem boasts simplicity which translates into an informal elegance and 21st century sophistication. It truly is maximum minimalism. The Western Series 600 Multi-Slide Pocket Doors and Sliding Glass Doors were chosen for their minimalism...their ability to disappear and their clean, straight simplicity. The home, designed by Soulitecture, has been featured on the cover of multiple magazines. More
At night, the vast of array of Western Window Systems doors is just as impressive as it is during the day.
A bank of Western Window Systems multi-slide doors lets in tons of natural Nevada light.
The Series 600 Multi-Slides frame beautiful views of the golf course behind Rick Salters’ Las Vegas-area home.
A sanctuary in the Nevada desert.

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

Real-Life Showroom

The owner of this home is Rick Salter, who is also the owner of Custom Home Window & Door in Las Vegas. Rick chose WWS and built this home to showcase the Western product. He regularly uses his home as a full size showroom, bringing in customers, architects and builders to see, feel and operate the windows and doors in a real-life scenario. The entire home has been automated, allowing the homeowner the ability to adjust the temperature, open or close the blinds, turn lights on and off from anywhere in the world. More
Window walls for as far as the eye can see.
Giant walls of glass and a wrap-around balcony take soaking in the tub to a new level.
An incredible array of floor-to-ceiling Western Window Systems windows frames beautiful nighttime views of the Austin outskirts.
Western Window Systems windows match the elegant, contemporary interior.
A second-floor window wall lets in tons of natural Texas light while remaining energy efficient.

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

On the edge in Austin

A showcase of Western Window Systems' Series 600 Window Walls with large, 4’ x 7’ hinged windows for ventilation, this unique home comes courtesy of Texas-based Bada Architects and Nalle Custom Homes. Along with the homeowner, the teams worked together to create a stylish residence that had "the contemporary look of a storefront, but the attention to detail, weather protection, and fit and finish of a luxury home." More
Three floors of Spanish Revival elegance, courtesy of Taylor Lombardo Architects.
A contemporary-looking parting sliding door in the third-floor master suite provides awesome views of Alcatraz and the rest of San Francisco Bay.
A stunning pocketing multi-slide door by Western Window Systems seamlessly transitions the first-floor living room to the backyard.

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

Beauty on the Bay

A top-end transformation with world-class views.When San Francisco’s Taylor Lombardo Architects redesigned a Spanish Revival home in the city’s upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood, it turned to Western Window Systems to let in the light and provide breathtaking views of Alcatraz and the San Francisco Bay.On three levels of the four-story, 7,100-square-foot home at 2040 Jackson Street, Western Window Systems’ large sliding and folding doors merge indoor and outdoor living in elegant, contemporary, and stunning fashion. On the ground floor family room, a Series 600 Multi-Slide Pocket Door opens up to a beautiful garden patio, complete with fire pit. On the second story, a five-panel Series 9500 Bi-Fold Door ... More

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

Shades of White

A minimalist desert home half-full of glass.Renowned architect Richard Meier called white the “most wonderful color” because it’s “against a white surface that one best appreciates the play of light and shadow, solids and voids.”It’s with this notion in mind that Nevada designers Katie and Charles Reibel set about creating the 8,150-square-foot home they call Shades of White. Located in the Ridges desert development west of Las Vegas, the home — conceived, designed, and built for the wedding of the Reibels’ daughter Catherine, also an architect — is an all-white modernist marvel of indoor-outdoor living, with interior spaces flooded with diffused sunlight thanks to doors and windows from Western Window Systems.“A strong connection to the ou... More
Multi-slides open to a huge covered outdoor living space.
Several multi-slide doors appear in the Modern Farmhouse in Phoenix.
With the two multi-slide doors opened, the kitchen/dining/living space becomes one with the outdoors.
A seamless merging between the indoors and outside.

Project • By Western Window SystemsPrivate Houses

A modern farmhouse

A modern farmhouse befitting its desert setting.An intentional mashup of traditional and modern design. A blend of old and new with both rustic and refined touches. In the desert.That’s the Modern Farmhouse in a nutshell. The 7,500-square-foot home in Paradise Valley is a fun amalgam of styles that makes the most of indoor-outdoor living and, of course, the amazing views of Phoenix’s two major urban mountains: Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak.It’s why Western Window Systems is such a good fit for the Modern Farmhouse, designed by architect Richard Doria and built by K2 Signature Homes.“Indoor-outdoor living was a top priority for the design of this home,” says Tom Knutson, principal at K2 Signature Homes. “We incorporated... More