28 Apr '17, 9am

Apple's newest store has Solar Wings" that transform before your eyes

, the two-story Apple Store overlooks the famous Dubai Fountains through its 186-foot-wide and 18-foot-deep terrace. The architects drew inspiration from the traditional Arabic Mashrabiya, or decorative screens, to create the perforated “Solar Wings” that shade the outdoor terrace during the day and open up at night. The wings are made from layers of lightweight carbon fiber mesh and arranged in patterns that minimize solar heat radiation, according to the architect’s solar studies.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/apples-newest-store-has-solar-wings-...

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