Who The city inhabitants
Why The unpleasant courtyards, often occupied by rubbish bins and pigeons, have hidden qualities. They are an intermediate zone in several respects: thermally, since there are storage mass around them preventing strong temperature fluctuations, and socially, since they provide a pleasant degree of publicity. If only there were light …
How The steel cables, which the mirrors are fixed on, are guided and connected that all mirrors can be moved simultaneously by two motors. Fixing to the roof or masonry is compatibly easy because of the load distribution and reduced wind and snow load. When the weather gets too hot, the mirrors can be directed towards the sun, providing shades instead of sunlight. This system can be applied to different sizes and forms, depending on various courtyards.
Where On top of a dark and unpleasant courtyard