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Beautiful Transparent Garden House in Tokyo Can’t Leave Nature Outside
Posted By Tafline Laylin On August 8, 2011 @ 9:20 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,Design,Gallery | No Comments
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!
Via Designboom 
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 ? That's the thinking behind this small home cum office designed by Kochi Architects: http://inhabitat.com/bubbletree-clear-prefab-bubble-tents-for-romantic-exhibitionism-in-the-wild/
 : http://inhabitat.com/beautiful-transparent-garden-house-in-tokyo-cant-leave-nature-outside/kochi-architects-garden-house-2/?extend=1
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/08/Kochi-Architects-Garden-House-2.jpg
 naturally ventilated: http://inhabitat.com/this-ginormous-orange-cube-is-an-architecture-design-showroom-in-lyon/
 building’s energy efficiency: http://inhabitat.com/green-lighting-101-your-guide-to-energy-efficient-light/
 + Kochi Architects: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/16011/kochi-architects-studio-garden-house.html
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