Small is Beautiful in a Kanazawa Garden by japantimes: The porch off the drawing room, with carp enjoying the stillness of a pool in the stream that it overlooks. Image credit: Stephen Mansfield - Gardening Take
Built by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office in Zhengzhou, China with date Images by Pedro Pegenaute. Framing a Journey through the City In their design for Le Meridien hotel, Shanghai-based firm Neri&Hu envisions .
An inset glass box is used here to capture the reflected light of an outdoor Zen garden and to bring it indoors along the floor. The wall becomes a glowing prism of light during the day, and a glowing alcove as seen from the outside at night.