"Tokyo Garden and House": An infill between two larger buildings, this 5-story townhouse lets light into the 4 meter-wide site by employing glass walls throughout. Gardens (and curtains) for each room help screen the homeowners from the neighbors, while also providing green relief to an otherwise sterile commercial street. | Design: Ryue Nishizawa, SANAA (2013) Photo: Iwan Baan
Does your neighborhood park also treat polluted water? US Cities need to get on board with the "New Nature" approach of integrating necessary urban infrastructure into a public park environments. Toronto's Sherbourne Common is a must see!