Arch Studio designed this organic food-processing facility as a series of independent buildings all linked by courtyards, a formation which references the hutong housing found in northern Chinese cities like Beijing. Photograph by Jin Wei-Qi.
Great idea to cut into a corner! A great way to create light and the appearance of space in small living rooms Bridging spaces - kitchen connected to lounge area of apartment using glass partition in a corner
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.