This house is minimalist, sleek, clean and is a model of modern suburban living. Its design centers on the many strategically placed windows that make it possible for a family to communicate throughout the space. Design with thoughtful intent and function allowed this home to have a heart.
Almost a hundred small square windows scattered across the walls, ceilings and roof of a house in Tokyo allow its occupants, a deaf couple and their children, to sign to each other through the walls even when the children are playing outdoors.
The two-story house by Japanese architect Takeshi Hosaka is named Room Room.
A glass-and-steel pavilion Moshe Safdie built at the edge of the Marina Bay Sands resort has opened as the Louis Vuitton Island ‘maison’