6000 glass blocks function much like an urban noren – allowing light and air to pass through while revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.

A garden enclosed by 6000 glass blocks

carved wooden sink from the Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura***Research for possible future project.


Floating House with an Integrated Boathouse and Dock

A high-gloss iroko-wood sink in the sleeping cabin's bathroom, designed by architecture students at the University of Toronto. Photo 5 of 16 in Floating House, Lake Huron.