Ex. 101 Translucent Building Facades

These architectural projects employ translucent exteriors to provide even illumination together with a degree of privacy. What are the psychological effects of these spaces? How are the translucent areas integrated with transparent apertures and opaque zones of darkness (ie. balancing extroversion and introversion)?

Link to Dezeen compilation:

https://www.dezeen.com/2020/08/22/translucent-architecture-facade-roundup/

Image is Creative Commons, accredited to takasuii:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/68310234@N05

By j.beaird

Digital gardens and internal architecture

Comments (1)

  1. This is really a very interesting topic that I’ve never thought of. Personal space (privacy) and mental health are definitely connected, but unfortunately, not a lot of people understand the theory.

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