Architect's Private Retreat



A home is a shelter from the elements that provides privacy and, to a degree, seclusion from the outside world inside its four walls. A room with a view most definitely needs a window, or by turning the concept inside out, the walls can become a view if entirely made from silicate glass: The Glass House is the home of urbane architect Desmond Tan, founder of Mirage International in Singapore, and its beauty as well as fluidity is totally transparent.

STORY BY Dewald Haynes PHOTO BY Mirage International Doc.

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