no.002|tea-house|kyobashi, tokyo|primitive (glass) hut


ID: 00000157

Glass is the only transparent noncombustible material admitted by the Building Standards Act. It has been a material widespread in use and flourishing in its development over the years. With the advancement in its production, glass has blended into our daily lives as an essential, mainly playing its role in providing its invisible presence. In this structure, we explored glass as a visible material, examining the material's appeal at its visible state. The approximate specific gravity of glass is 2.48, which is closer to the specific gravity of mineral (gem) than those of water or acrylic.