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2007

Light blocking

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Carabanchel Housing, Foreign Office Architects, Elejandro Zaera-Polo, Farshid Moussavi Jan 2007

Carabanchel Housing, Foreign Office Architects, Elejandro Zaera-Polo, Farshid Moussavi

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Bamboo louver

Properties of material: It's eco-friendly and it's comfortingly cozy. Operating within a severely limited budget.The primary architectural effect of the building is not dependent on the architects vision, but as an effect of the inhabitants choice, as if the facade was a register at any given moment of a cumulative effect of individuals choices.


New Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sanaa Jan 2007

New Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sanaa

Building Case Studies

Material of interest: Expanded aluminum mesh.

Material used: Custom fabrication.

Properties of material: Allows diffused light into the building to create a soft glow