Who Developed for tenants who are financially unable to set up a conventional pricey shading system for the exterior of the window.
Why Since we are in the middle of a climate change and facing high rising temperature during the summer period in middle Europe, ‘Popup shade’ was inspired by the techniques or residents from the southern mediterranean countries, covering their windows with sunshades, curtains, or even just with simple fabrics. The project is also inspired by camping gear and Austrian architectural activism of the 1960/70s such as “Haus-Rucker_Co”.
How The assembly does not require any drilling, nor is it a complicated installation. It can be easily set up within few minutes, and dismantled by the end of summer. Through flexible materials and strings, the two individual parts can be adjusted to various positions according to personal needs.
Where Installed at the exterior of the window (old, new, big, small), especially for sun exposed windows. ‘POP UP SHADE’ also claims the public air space in front of the window as an expansion of the private indoor space.