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  • the old town square in Prague with the astronomical clock of the year 1410 in the background / Czech Republic

    diaphragms at Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) / Jean Nouvel & Architecture-Studio / Paris

    Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) / Jean Nouvel & Architecture-Studio / Paris

    A main feature and innovative element of the IMA is the advanced responsive metallic brise soleil on the south façade. The system incorporates several hundred light sensitive diaphragms that regulate the amount of light that is allowed to enter the building.

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