An inset glass box is used here to capture the reflected light of an outdoor Zen garden and to bring it indoors along the floor. The wall becomes a glowing prism of light during the day, and a glowing alcove as seen from the outside at night.
Instead of relying on plasterboard that would be too costly, architect Davor Popadich chose to use plywood to line his New Zealand home's interior. In addition to being cost effective, the plywood highlights the builders' craftsmanship.
Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP // Hiroshima, Japan. Fabricated from long, thin blocks, the huge glass wall forms a lustrous veil, screening out the distractions of the city and enclosing a verdant courtyard garden at the heart of the house.
Minimalist House // Love the bold contrast of the rich wood, crisp white walls paired w/ glass to focus privacy while still allowing natural light into this dramatic hallway at the FF House / Hernandez Silva Arquitectos. Loving the floor windows