New luxury towers replace balconies with glass walls

06/9/2007 | Honolulu Advertiser, The

Balconies are falling to the wayside in new residential high-rise buildings as architects replace the spaces with glass walls for year-round living space. Some towers are being redesigned with outdoor spaces that are tucked into the buildings to camouflage their appearance, and one designer went so far as to call the word balcony obsolete.

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