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Glasshouse in Hiroshima, Japan. By Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP architects. Fotos by Nacasa & Partners #Architectural Solar

Glasshouse in Hiroshima, Japan. By Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP architects. Photos by Nacasa & Partners. Composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel.

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

Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. Soundproof the façade cancel out external noise while allowing light and air to pass through and revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.