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

 
So they invited her in via transparent glass walls

It might seem like glass walls might steam the home’s inhabitants, but a nifty circulation box placed between the two cubes ensures that this beautiful “garden house” is nice and naturally ventilated. Daylighting isn’t a problem either, although nifty blinds help to diffuse the harsher rays without disrupting the exterior/interior continuity. In addition to all that, insulating glass and wood wool improve the building’s energy efficiency. Living inside doesn’t always entail leaving nature at the front door!

+ Kochi Architects

Via Designboom

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