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50 Transparent Architectural Designs

From Transparent Homes to Scenic See-Through Dwellings

— July 19, 2013 — Art & Design
If you aren't concerned about your privacy and enjoy the concept of wide, open spaces, then these transparent architectural designs will certainly peak your interest with its use of see-through materials and translucent features.

When it comes to the privacy of your own home, people often cherish being able to do as they please within the confines of their own walls. These transparent architectural designs however, feature unique see-through designs that allows anyone walking by to amazingly see through to the other side. A modern take to architecture, these structures are showcasing how newer generations of individuals are becoming more used to the concept of public openness and lack of privacy.

From see-through office walls to sleek glass balconies, these transparent architectural designs will certainly turn an average structure into a sleek, futuristic creation.
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Crystalline Computer Retailers
Crystalline Computer Retailers
The Santa Monica Mac Store is Made Entirely of Glass
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Markedly Open Abodes
Markedly Open Abodes
The Robinson Road House is Barren
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See-Through Spherical Lodging
See-Through Spherical Lodging
The Attrap'Rêves Bubble Hotel is Affordable and Pod-Like
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Transparent Botanical Abodes
Transparent Botanical Abodes
Kenneth Hobgood Architects 'Gk House' is an Ode to Flora
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See-Through Student Laboratories
See-Through Student Laboratories
OMA's École Centrale Engineering School is Award-Winning
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45
Podlike Literature Buildings
Podlike Literature Buildings
Stockholm Public Library is All About Infinite Space
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See-Through Schools
See-Through Schools
The New School University Design is Clearly Amazing
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43
Crystal-Clear Abodes
Crystal-Clear Abodes
The Sou Fujimoto Architects Transparent House is Chic
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42
Transparent Sin City Abodes
Transparent Sin City Abodes
The Veer Towers Give Residents an Unfettered View of Vegas
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Solarific See-Through Pavilions
Solarific See-Through Pavilions
'Paul de Ruiter Architects' Designs an Amazing Eco Structure
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40
Transparent Urban Architecture
Transparent Urban Architecture
Bronks Youth Theatre is a Contemporary Touch in the Belgian Capital
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Transparent Legal Structures
Transparent Legal Structures
The International Criminal Court is Guilty of Having a Snazzy Design
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Transparent Teepee Abodes
Transparent Teepee Abodes
House Tokyo by A.L.X. Architects Features Distinctive Lighting Effects
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Aquarium-Like Offices
Aquarium-Like Offices
The Munoz Arquitectos Studio is See-Through All Over
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Translucent Cement
Translucent Cement
Italcementi Group Creates Innovative Concrete Material
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35
Sturdy See-Through Homes
Sturdy See-Through Homes
The Rio Bonito House Features Clear Beams of Glass
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Secluded Autumn Abodes
Secluded Autumn Abodes
The 'Wissioming2' House by Robert M. Gurney Architects is Spectacular
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See-Through Restrooms
See-Through Restrooms
Transparent Public Washroom in Lausanne, Switzerland (UPDATE)
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Entirely Transparent Homes
Entirely Transparent Homes
House NA in Japan is Clearly a Privacy-Reducing Abode
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Transparent Community-Centered Designs
Transparent Community-Centered Designs
The 'Multifunctional Pavilion' in Viladrau, Spain is Modern
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Glass Balconies
Glass Balconies
'The Ledge' at Chicago Sears Tower Opens to the Public (UPDATE)
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Chic Transparent Terraces
Chic Transparent Terraces
The Pavilion Castell D'emporda is Seductively See-Through
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Scenic See-Through Dwellings
Scenic See-Through Dwellings
The Ana Paula Barros 'Loft Bauhaus' is Striking
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Simple See-Through Shops
Simple See-Through Shops
The Van Dijk Fashion Store Shows Off a Transparent Design
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Revolving Viewing Decks
Revolving Viewing Decks
The Ericsson Globe SkyView is Essentially a Giant Ferris Wheel
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Transparent Sacred Chapels
Transparent Sacred Chapels
The Gijs Van Vaerenbergh Church is Steel and See-Through
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Transparent Buildings
Transparent Buildings
The Milanofiori Nord Office by Park Associati in Italy
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Stunning Transparent Pools
Stunning Transparent Pools
The 'DAPstockholm' Pool Offers a View of Swimmers from the Outside
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Transparent Terminal Structures
Transparent Terminal Structures
This Cruise Stop by Checkwitch Poiron Architects is Chic
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Transparent Geo Facades
Transparent Geo Facades
The KNN Media Center Represents the Streaming Nature of Broadcasting
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Transparent Treetop Cubes
Transparent Treetop Cubes
The Steam Studio is a Bizarrely Intriguing Recycled Space
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Transparent Hilltop Sanctuaries
Transparent Hilltop Sanctuaries
The Island Retreat by Fearon Hay Architects has Panoramic Views
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Transparent Tree Abodes
Transparent Tree Abodes
The Glass Tea Houses by Swatt Miers is a Quiet Getaway
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Wooden Wonder Houses
Wooden Wonder Houses
The House of Cedar is Jenga-Inspired Structure
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See-Through Homes
See-Through Homes
The Plastic House from Architecture Republic Dares Passersby to Throw Stones
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Wintry Glass Houses
Wintry Glass Houses
Architect Carlo Santambrogio Creates a Completely Transparent Structure
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Translucent Block Book Rooms
Translucent Block Book Rooms
Nam June Paik Library is a Contemporary Cube of Literature
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Transparent Bathroom Igloos
Transparent Bathroom Igloos
The Bubble Bathroom Can be Inflated and Used Anywhere
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Clear Nordic Cribs
Clear Nordic Cribs
Wiel Arets Architects' H House is Clearly Amazing
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Cantilevered Transparent Staircases
Cantilevered Transparent Staircases
The Aquarium Gleneagles Glass Stairs is a Spectacular Sight
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Glass-Encased Buildings
Glass-Encased Buildings
The 'Quartier Des Spectacles' is Visually Stunning and Eco-Friendly
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See-Through Seaside Abodes
See-Through Seaside Abodes
The First Crescent Villa is an Amazing Transparent Home
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Transparent Home Displays
Transparent Home Displays
The Steve Hermann 'Glass Pavilion' Will Give You a Breath of Fresh Air
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Transparent Hilltop Abodes
Transparent Hilltop Abodes
The Division Knoll Residence is at the Peak of Luxury
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Transparent Residence Extensions
Transparent Residence Extensions
The Glass House by AR Design Studio Modernizes a Historical Home
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Transparent Brick Homes
Transparent Brick Homes
The Optical Glass House Filters Sounds Out and Sights In
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Transparent Office Spaces
Transparent Office Spaces
The Awesome Interior of The SoundCloud Headquarters
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3
Habitable Glass Greenhouses
Habitable Glass Greenhouses
Garden Shed by Ville Hara Furnishes Around-the-Clock Nature Lovers
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Transparent Pod Lodgings
Transparent Pod Lodgings
The Attrap Reves Hotel Allows Guests to Stargaze in France
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Transparent Homes
Transparent Homes
This Concept House is Made Completely from Glass
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