Gallery: Glass House Mountain House Celebrates the Environment on Austr...

This gorgeous house on the edge of the Glass House mountain range on Australia's Sunshine coast celebrates the surrounding environment while minimizing its impact. Taking inspiration from the surroundings, Bark Design Architects designed this private residence to be a place of "glass and stone" with a deep connection to the earth and an expansive view of the landscape. The home maximizes passive design elements like daylighting, shade and ventilation to create a comfortable climate. Built from local or sustainable materials, the Maleny House is dedicated to the surrounding environment.

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