Perforated shutter on housing in Montréal, by KANVA 
Irene is a block of flats built in an old brick warehouse. One of its walls is masked with a new layer of metal windows and shutters.
<p><span lang="EN">A terrace</span><span lang="EN"> separates the old body of the new glass facade. The shutters are made of a workable protections perforated steel sheet. The vertical axis swing leaves can have the entire height of a plant or separated into a zone and an upper ledge.</span></p>
<p><span lang="EN">The</span><span lang="EN"> gap thus created allows to control microclimate that affects the building, offering sun protection, privacy and controlled ventilation</span></p>
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