They say people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones — an adage that’s especially true for the lucky owners of these striking, see-through abodes.

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A cozy cottage in a majestic Californian forest.

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A luxury Ewok retreat?

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Ecuador’s Algarrobos House is a mountainous hideout comprised of steel beams, glass walls and dizzying views. Want more homes with dazzling vistas? Gaze upon this.

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The home has retractable curtain walls if you’re concerned about privacy.

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A small, one-bedroom cabin that’s mostly bed and all glass.

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With glass furniture, glass floors, glass ceilings and glass walls, Italian designer Santambrogio Milano’s Glass House is aptly named.

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You know who else would find this well-lit glass cabin attractive? A moth.

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Perched on a cliff in Big Sur, California, Fougeron Architecture’s Fall House is all views.

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This sprawling 22,260-square-foot house in Johannesburg, South Africa was designed by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects.

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Singapore-based architect Dymitr Malcew built this two-bedroom floating home on top of a buoyant platform.

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Known by locals as “the Teletubby House,” this glass dwelling is built into a hillside on St. Brides Bay in Wales. Want more underground homes? Dig this.

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Built in 1949, Connecticut’s famous Johnson house was designed and lived in by influential American architect Philip Johnson.

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The design team at Jay Hargrave Architecture constructed this glass ranch house on a Texas prairie using local materials.

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A young artist couple quit their job and built this home out of repurposed windows in the mountains of West Virginia. The entire project cost only $500.

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Located in Pavilniai Regional Park, near Vilnius in Lithuania, this 3,519-square-foot home was actually built around an old yellow brick lodge that can be seen right through the glass walls.

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From our roundup of 12 homes that used to be other things, this 99-foot tall London dwelling was once a water tower.

Can’t get enough glass design? Here’s 10 glass-bottom rooms worth raising a glass to.

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