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This house was designed by Steven Ehrlich, one of the most capable architects practicing in a neo-Corbusian manner. It includes many corner windows, but also ribbon windows. One visible on the left side of this photo doubles as a corner window. Note how the long window works in concert with the awning below it.
The first floor of this house in Westlake, Texas features full-height glass walls, while upstairs the exterior walls are white with ribbon windows snaking around the perimeter. This approach gives more openness to the living spaces downstairs and privacy to the bedrooms upstairs, but it also reverses traditional notions of weight, by placing the apparently heavier walls above the lighter ones. Le Corbusier would be pleased with this design.
This angle is not ideal for looking at the ribbon window upstairs, but we can see how it extends across most of the facade, in line with a trellis awning that provides shade for the entrance walkway and pool deck. The integration of louvers with the sliding glass windows in the horizontal opening is a nice touch.
... shows the extent of the ribbon windows. What looked small on the exterior has a strong presence inside. The window seems appropriate for the bedroom, since the bed and other effects sit below it. It also brings in that much more light and serves to define the length of the room much better than a blank wall or traditional punched windows would have done.
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