House in Kikuicho by Studio Noa
Via @designboom, a family home in Tokyo, Japan, uses a translucent, corrugated skin "to disconnect itself from the dense surrounding environment, while benefiting from the effects of natural light and ventilation." The translucent cladding extends over windows on the lower level, to provide privacy from street-level traffic. More at Studio Noa. Photos: courtesy of Studio Noa.