Optical Glass House

Hiroshima / Japan / 2012

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This house is sited among tall buildings in downtown Hiroshima, overlooking a street with many passing cars and trams. To obtain privacy and tranquility in these surroundings, we placed a garden and optical glass façade on the street side of the house. The garden is visible from all rooms, and the serene soundless scenery of the passing cars and trams imparts richness to life in the house. Sunlight from the east, refracting through the glass, creates beautiful light patterns. Rain striking the water-basin ...

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Colletti S. Giammarini M.
Colletti S. Giammarini M. /Altro
oasi in città
1/7/2014
fulvio falini
fulvio falini /Ingegnere
good
12/29/2013
marisa dal pont
marisa dal pont /Designer d'interni (Image)
ottima soluzione vorrei conoscerne i dettagli. come si fa?
10/29/2013
Cinzia Ferrara
Cinzia Ferrara /Architetto
wonderful use of glass!
9/11/2013
natale lucio scian
natale lucio scian /Geometra (Image)
Magic Project !!!
8/17/2013
Maria Kourliourou
Maria Kourliourou /Designer industriale
Wonderfully minimal, as well as ur culture 'n way of life! Bravo!
7/31/2013
Mohammad Reza Hajian
Mohammad Reza Hajian /Architetto
Wonderful and stunning...
2/2/2013
Bart Conterio
Bart Conterio /Architetto (Image)
the sense of serenity and tranquility of this project is admirable !!!
1/20/2013
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