Archinect - News 2014-04-23T03:45:52-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/63216111/yazdani-studio-introduces-folding-solar-shade-facade-in-south-korea Yazdani Studio Introduces Folding Solar Shade Facade in South Korea Andrew Michler 2012-12-12T13:32:00-05:00 >2012-12-12T14:32:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8i/8iwcbgf9iaz8dsad.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Testing the next evolution in commercial building skins the CJ Cheiljedang Research and Development Center&rsquo;s unique responsive facade controls solar gain over a significant range of exposure... The accordion folded window shading wraps all three towers to provide a level of protection from solar glare. In key areas the shading folds to maximize solar control using a custom designed retractable mechanism.</p></em><br /><br /><p> To think this idea came from an&nbsp;umbrella, well done.</p>