beamed ceilings, glass brick
walls and wide plank oak hardwood floors.
Sleek metal staircases, walkways and structural beams are complemented by smooth, curved white internal walls and glass brick
With a funky glass brick
wall to one side and a Velux window above the bed, lights floods around the whitewashed room and bounces off the solid wood floors.
It has arched double entrance doors opening into the reception hallway with curved glass brick
wall and access through to the stylish open plan kitchen and dining room.
The accommodation includes four reception rooms - a spacious sitting room, living room with feature fireplace, dining room with a curved glass brick
wall to one side and a family room/kitchen with full height internal window to the inner hall, floor to ceiling double-glazed windows overlooking the sunny rear garden and double-glazed sliding patio doors to a paved terrace.
They found beautiful aqua glass brick
tiles to brighten the whole room up.
Other ways to create to illusion of more space and flood your home with natural light include using mirrors creatively to make rooms feel more light and airy; redecorating with the latest ranges of lightreflective paint to help small spaces appear brighter; and replacing internal walls with glass brick
or block offers excellent thermal and sound insulation, fire protection and security, said Meshberg, who has used the material for upper-level windows and on interior walls separating bedrooms from bathrooms.
A conventional lift carries visitors to a cafe on the roof terrace, from where you can enjoy sweeping views over the town, and a close-up of aqua steel window frames and glass brick
walls, all precisely detailed.
Key features in many of the apartments include floor to ceiling windows leading to a balcony or terrace, glass brick
walls, sliding partitions and designer bathrooms.
Clerestory windows bring in light, as does a front wall of glass brick
. Here Streb teaches and rehearses, with the door always open to the community.
The Belgian-based glass maker Glaverbel is selling Vitrablok, a Czech glass brick
maker, to Italy's Vetroarredo for BEF500 million Belgian francs (USD14.59 million).