In Arabic architecture light (and shadow) play such an important role in making the impact of a space. Later in the day the sun will strike the fence on the left and will make a totally different patterned shadowplay. 486 Mina El Hosn by LAN Architecture.
ARABIAN Mashrabiya (Shanasheel) windows in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. - "The mashrabiya emerged from the practice of cooling pots of drinking water in an enclosed wooden shelf by the window. The latticework and the projected bay allowed cooling winds to pass into the interior while filtering out the hot afternoon sunlight." -Kalpana Gurung