Gallery: Shigeru Ban’s Elegant, Efficient Metal Shutter Houses

The Metal Shutter Houses are notable for their use of this simple technology on a large scale, the value it bring to the occupants, and their low environmental profile. A dynamic, kinetic facade results, allowing the building to adapt quickly and easily to ever changing weather conditions. An interesting effect is how the building changes its look depending on weather conditions and the residents' desire for privacy.

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  1. chrishanley March 20, 2011 at 7:16 pm

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