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This House Brings Your Living Room Outside During Winter Months

This home combines the outdoor terrace and recreation room to create inventive outdoor living spaces.

Although space can sometimes be compromised in a compact home, one solution can be to integrate the outdoors with the overall design of the house. By placing a terrace beside the living space with a retractable glass door, this space can now use the spacious outdoor terrace as an extendable living room.

When the terrace isn't being used, perhaps during cold winters, the floor-to-ceiling door provide tremendous sunlight, and a perception of space. This compact home set in a small German village is used as a vacation house by its owners but is also rented out for travelers.

By allowing for an adaptable living space, house guests are able to enjoy the outdoors and its views, without sacrificing comfort.