Interesting - using a bookcase as the wall to a staircase, but with a glass (plexi?) back so light still penetrates. Wonder how that would work (or would it?) in a more traditional home, like a Colonial-style.
The $12.7-million repurposing project, designed by +VG Architects of Brantford, Ont., required two additions: a glass entrance on the north side and an elevator bank/loading area on the west side. (+VG Architects)
DW-House by ONG&ONG 04
Museo de Historia Natural de Londres, Inglaterra Foto por moyarte
La Galerie des Machines a l'Exposition Universelle de 1889 par Ferdinand Dutert et Victor Contamin...Le vide que Giedion se fut fasciné et le declara a son "Space Time and Architecture"...
reinhabited stone house in scotland - "the crack house". This mid-1700s house on the wind-whipped Scottish Isle of Coll has been revitalized by a contemporary renovation after being abandoned for 150 years.:
Intervención en la Iglesia del Convento de Sant Francesc, Santpedor_11