Boldly hi-tech in spirit, this glass-enclosed master bath has a trick up its sleeve.

73rd Street Penthouse, New York

  • Boldly hi-tech in spirit, this glass-enclosed master bath has a trick up its sleeve.

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    Boldly hi-tech in spirit, this glass-enclosed master bath has a trick up its sleeve.

    Travis Dubreuil

    Boldly hi-tech in spirit, this glass-enclosed master bath has a trick up its sleeve.

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    The technology used here is known as liquid crystal display (LCD).

    Travis Dubreuil

    The technology used here is known as liquid crystal display (LCD).

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    With the flick of a switch, the three glass walls of the master bath turn opaque.

    Travis Dubreuil

    With the flick of a switch, the three glass walls of the master bath turn opaque.

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    The privacy glass wall system is coupled with sleek design details like an inset rain shower head and a recessed tub with steps leading down.

    Travis Dubreuil

    The privacy glass wall system is coupled with sleek design details like an inset rain shower head and a recessed tub with steps leading down.

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    Luxury touches like a stone wall wth faucets embedded in it and a custom vanity work in concert wtih the privacy glass for a deluxe, space-age effect.

    Travis Dubreuil

    Luxury touches like a stone wall wth faucets embedded in it and a custom vanity work in concert wtih the privacy glass for a deluxe, space-age effect.

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    A custom vanity features a wide trough sink and shelves for towels.

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    A custom vanity features a wide trough sink and shelves for towels.

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    Above the wide trough sink and embedded in the stone wall are twin waterfall faucets.

    Travis Dubreuil

    Above the wide trough sink and embedded in the stone wall are twin waterfall faucets.

 

This master bath, contained within the master suite of this Manhattan penthouse, features glass walls on three sides that turn opaque at the flick of a switch. The judges were impressed with the inventive application of a liquid crystal display (LCD) wall system, and for the sleek design details that were used in tandem with the privacy glass: inset rain shower head, recessed tub with steps, and custom vanity with a wide trough sink and waterfall faucets. For its bold and hi-tech attitude, this master bath earned an Award of Merit.

Learn more about markets featured in this article: New York, NY.