Exterior shutters in Tomé de Sousa, Joao Álvaro Rocha [338]

Joao Alvaro Rocha built some beautiful homes in which white volumes play with generous use of wooden window frames.

<p><span lang="EN">In this case the</span><span lang="EN"> wooden walls form an open-sided courtyard where two sides are locked with wooden window frames protected by exterior shutters.</span></p>
<p><span lang="EN">Outdoor shutters</span><span lang="EN"> are pivotable vertical axis so that open forms ribs perpendicular to the facade. When locked give thermal protection, security and darkening</span></p>
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Place: 
Rua Tomé de Sousa
4440-452 Porto ,
Portugal
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More information in Joao Álvaro Rocha's website

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