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sim­ply put, lit­er­ally trans­lates to “sun shades,” which are ex­te­rior ar­chi­tec­tural el­e­ments placed over win­dow open­ings. “ba­si­cally, it blocks out the sun’s rays and helps lower tem­per­a­tures,” says ar­chi­tect vin­cent martin pin­pin.

mod­ern homes and build­ings usu­ally have a large ex­panse of glass win­dows or glass cur­tain walls on its façades. In trop­i­cal climes like ours, with the sun beat­ing on us all-year-round, this could pose a cool­ing prob­lem, es­pe­cially if the glass isn’t treated with uv tints. the ar­chi­tec­tural so­lu­tion

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