screens & illusion of unique spaces. With all the scantily clad, tan young lovelies parading through Rio de Janeiro’s beachside Ipanema neighborhood, an effort to temper curious gazes and blazing rays might c.
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.
District of Columbia Public Library / The Freelon Group Architects