Gallery: Egypt’s Solar SLIDES House Has a Transforming Perforated Facad...

 
The latticework perforations are an Arabic architectural trait, but also work to control solar gain and create shade. The panels can slide to adjust the levels of sun that is let into the house, and also echo the interlocking stones of Ancient Egyptian construction. Each side of the house can be slid out, allowing the inner matchbox structure to emerge.

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