Transparent house in Tokyo is a robber's paradise


Here is an example of something that looks good on paper, but would not work well as a necessity in modern society. Built by Japanese architecture Sou Fujimoto, he manage to show us a design for a transparent multi level house that does not rely on any huge stairs for climbing. 

As a piece of architecture, it looks impressive because of the simplicity behind the design. Which reminds me of a simple storage shelf that can hold many thing without having the issue of taking up too much space. The foundation does a great job in holding together all the various rooms, regardless of the weight behind each object. 

Now as an actual living quarters, you would have to be very brave to want to live in a place like this. Your personal life won't be that personal anymore, since you have to put up with bystanders witnessing your every move. Luckily, the house comes with various curtains, so that you can keep the entire house covered.

Just to be on the safe side, you are probably better off having the curtains up 24/7. You never know what kind of people could break inside because of all your valuables being shown in the open. I doubt that the glass is pretty strong, so it wouldn't be much trouble for a thief to break in and take all the valuable items.

If you want to take a look at the interior of this place, then you can check out the video below the jump.

[via TechEBlog]

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