While many of us fret over the erosion of privacy, some of Japan's most radical architects continue to design homes that do away with it almost entirely. The country's latest very transparent urban dwelling is an all-white honeycomb-like stack of platforms called the S House. The bathroom is its only walled-off interior space.
Design Boom theorizes that the project "represents the simultaneous diversity and order that is ever present in our cyber lives." Yuusuke Karasawa Architects designed it so that the alternating rectangular platforms are connected by diagonal sections that line up with the crisscrossing lines in the facade.
Aside from the bathroom, the only "room" that breaks out from the purposeful uniformity of the others is the kitchen. Take in more views of the project over at Design Boom.
· Yuusuke Karasawa completes the layered S House in Saitama, Japan [Design Boom]
· The Bridges of Hiroshima Prefecture [Meridian]