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  • glass substitute

    Min|Day: Interstate Plastics' sanded acrylic alternative to glass.

  • color blocking

    Konyk Architecture: LightBlocks are light-transmitting Plexiglas panels.

  • playing the angles

    Custom medicine cabinets match the width of the windows and reflect their panorama. (The arrangement adds romantic appeal, because to see Mount Tam the owners must also look toward each other.) Floating beech vanities leave floor space open, making the 7½-foot-by-12½-foot room seem larger.

  • Tall Orders

    Time was, when you speced windows for an apartment building or condo, you probably chose aluminum.

  • zeluck of the draw

    Zeluck Windows: When the budget allows, Dynia favors custom windows and doors from high-end manufacturer Zeluck. “They have a premium rolling door with a really low profile threshold and nice details,” he says.

  • meshing around

    When the budget allows, Dynia favors custom windows and doors from high-end manufacturer Zeluck. “They have a premium rolling door with a really low profile threshold and nice details,” he says. Zeluck windows are made from Honduran mahogany and feature solid 2¼-inch sashes, mortise-and-tenon...

  • joist the thing

    When the budget allows, Dynia favors custom windows and doors from high-end manufacturer Zeluck. “They have a premium rolling door with a really low profile threshold and nice details,” he says. Zeluck windows are made from Honduran mahogany and feature solid 2¼-inch sashes, mortise-and-tenon...

  • glory glaze

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House and Philip Johnson's Glass House stand as seminal works of minimalist architecture. Few who laud the uninterrupted roofs and floor planes, however, would want either house as their home: The large expanses of glass make both houses demanding and expensive...