27 Feb '17, 5pm

Chilean home's folding timber flap gives owners optimum temperature control

, the Folding House in Las Cabras, Chile was strategically wrapped with a wooden “flap” to give the owners optimal temperature control. The unique feature prevents excessive solar radiation during the searing hot summer months while inviting the heat in winter. In addition to providing year-round temperature control, the responsive design element pulls double duty as a sun-streaming cover for the rooftop deck, which offers spectacular lake side views.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/chilean-homes-folding-timber-flap-gi...

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