The saying “people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones” must definitely be taken literally when it comes to the Hidden Pavilion by Penelas Architects. For a home whose main component is glass, the owners can indulge in complete privacy given its remote location in a forest clearing just outside Madrid. The architecture studio took every opportunity to fill the home with as much natural light as possible: in addition to the glass walls, circular light wells extend from the roof and to the kitchen ceilings to cleverly project sunlight into the room. The home also integrates itself into its surroundings, letting trees pass through its terraces and cantilevers. Filled with light and views, we couldn’t think of a better place to retreat to when city life starts wearing us down…