Gallery: Carl Turner’s London Slip House Showcases Seductively Sustaina...

Transparency makes a lot of things better: solar panels, micro chips, corporate finances. Houses, our private oases from busy life, are not typically something you want to be see-through. Pushing the boundaries of sustainable design, architect Carl Turner recently chose to cover his new house with semi-transparent glass instead of traditional siding. The effect is strangely seductive, as passers-by can make out hints of what might linger behind the glass.

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