Our house in Japan really was built over a koy pond like this! We had a huge, 8 inch thick piece a glass for viewing, right in the middle of the living room floor. This one is from Kenrokuen, Kanazawa, Japan.
Stair-less Aizu Sazaedo, Fukushima, Japan : Inside the stairless one of a kind temple in Aizu City, the floors run atop each other in such a way that you will never pass a person coming the opposite direction.
Modern Asian till now) - shown by the Natural fabrics & materials used throughout the room. Incredibly simple in design, with rich carved wood. Designed to incorporate natural light within the space. A very peaceful & clam vibe.