Love the Japanese idea of a window flush with the tub! Nothing says relaxation like a nice soak with the breeze :) (There'd need to be a tree or something though for privacy haha) . there is a Japanese Garden (patio) outside.
Plywood to Hardwood Looking Floors - WOW. They have photos of walls done the same way. I may have to try this and see if it works when we get ready to do some serious remodeling. if I would do this, but this is cool looking