Gallery: Beautiful Transparent Garden House in Tokyo Can’t Leave Nature...

If you have a nice, private plot of land that also happens to be covered in flora, why hide it all with opaque walls? That's the thinking behind this small home cum office designed by Kochi Architects for just such a site in Tokyo. The house, which is made up of two cubes touching corners, takes up 20% of the 450 meter square property, but its exterior glass walls create the sensation that there is hardly a building there at all.

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