Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. The soundproof blocks not only cancel out the bustling cars and trams but they also create a façade that functions much like an urban noren -allowing light and air to pass through while revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.
JVA arkitekter converts an old train station transformer into the gallery trafo
jva arkitekter convert an old train station transformer into the gallery trafo
Herzog & de Meuron, Duccio Malagamba · Caixaforum Madrid
Sunlight shines through laser-cut phrases at the Moving Memories Memorial in Phoenix. The phrases are meant to reflect a range of thoughts from Arizonans affected by 9/11, and were picked after months of research.