landscape urb model workshop (1) by Jorge Ayala | Ay_A Studio

Villa Vonk / VenhoevenCS

"Casting Architecture" - Relooks the Humble Ventilation Block in Tropical Design Handmade tiles can be colour coordianated and customized re. shape, texture, pattern, etc. by ceramic design studios

brise_soleil_study_ by urbanalyse

urbanalyse works inbetween the fields of architecture, urban design analysis and sustainability with the goal to conceive real estate development projects in urban contexts of southeast Asia.

kinetic, modular The motifs are actually 240 photo-sensitive motor-controlled apertures, or shutters, which act as a sophisticated brise soleil that automatically opens and closes to control the amount of light and heat entering the building from the sun. - wikipedia

AD Classics: Institut du Monde Arabe / Enrique Jan + Jean Nouvel + Architecture-Studio

These mechanisms simulate a camera's shutter and they react to incoming sunlight. Institut du Monde-arabe Jean Nouvel in Paris

Flemish Barn Bolberg by Arend Groenewegen Architect, in Bavel, The Netherlands. 2009.

Gallery of Flemish Barn Bolberg / arend groenewegen architect - 7

Image 7 of 20 from gallery of Flemish Barn Bolberg / arend groenewegen architect. Courtesy of arend groenewegen architect

Common forms of window shading.

Information on the renewable energy and energy efficiency research, education, training, and certification activities of the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)

L'Institut du Monde Arabe à Paris. Magnifique musée.

Arab World Institute - each window automatically changes aperture (like your camera or pupil) with the amount of sunlight shining on the façade. Each window is independent of the other, moderating the indoor temperature.

Brise Soleil. The angle of the window "frames" lets in the morning sun but keeps out the afternoon sun. Pretty and functional.

Nice Shades: Brise Soleil Are Making a Comeback

Completed in 2011 in Italy. Images by Andrea Martiradonna. The new administrative and operational headquarters of Bentini Building & Engineering is in Faenza, set in a sparsely populated area where the.

King Fahad National Library - Riyad, Arábia Saudita. - 2013 - Gerber Architekten

Image 12 of 21 from gallery of King Fahad National Library / Gerber Architekten. Photograph by Christian Richters