Is there really much to a window? There’s the glass, the sash, the locks and the frame. On a basic and non-scientific level, you can say that a window is merely a product to keep the elements out of the home. We’ve found some out-of-the-box thinkers who have taken every day windows to a new level of function. Take a look at these 5 innovative window inventions that just might have you looking at windows in a new light.

Window Inventions: Sky Aqaurium

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 This awesome window invention is an aquarium featuring thousands of fish. Dubbed as the Sky Aquarium, it was a temporary 2011 exhibit in Tokyo. It was on the 52nd floor of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. The aquarium was built between the building’s window and a wall of glass for visitor viewing.

For the whole list of cool window inventions, head over to Window Depot corporate’s blog.