Situated in South Africa, this eye-opening glass house by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects “spans nearly 27,000 square feet providing not only enough space for a single family, but perhaps the entire family tree.” No word yet on how much this home is priced at, but expect to shell out at least 7-figures. Click here to see more pictures. Continue reading to see Corning’s vision of the future with specialty glass.

According to Nico Van Der Meulen Architects , “the shape on the south side is a half circle, forming a horseshoe on the north side. The porte cochere is a suspended glass and stainless steel structure, with view into the house and a stainless steel and glass staircase, suspended over a heated pond, (which in summer acts as a temperature stabilizer, and in winter as a giant heater) with a circular, raised glass water feature in the background, framed by a beam two storeys high”.

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