Andrew Michler

Modern Mexican School Keeps Cool with Sun-Shading Skin

by , 08/30/10
filed under: Architecture, Daylighting

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The interior is light-filled thanks to an open floor plan and carefully-placed skylights. Open view corridors and interior windows help parents and teachers mind the children’s activities. Lighting leaves can adjust during daylight hours to save energy and lower the building’s reliance on heating systems. Outside, the children get to play in a preserved habitat, exploring the natural world.

+ Stación-ARquitectura Arquitectos

Via Plataforma Arquitectura

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