Beach House DOTTO Modern Exterior
Example of a small minimalist one-story exterior home design in Other — Houzz
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Eric Reinholdt, Architect added this to
Light control. Layering sliding shutters can produce added protection from wind, light and weather to select exposures. Sliding shutters are particularly useful, moving into or out of the way as necessary. Although the shutter blades are fixed in this example, when overlapped and stacked they combine to produce a stronger filtering effect on the interior than a single shutter alone would have, which can be helpful in an entirely glazed structure such as this.
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“Today, as we strive to make our buildings ever more sustainable, functional shutters are a sensible investment.” — Eric ReinholdtIn a recent architectural era, shutters lost their purpose, becoming purely decorative and not even properly sized. Reinholdt runs through all of the important functions shutters can serve, including protection from wind, sun, heat, peeping Toms, burglars, ugly views, noise and hurricanes, and also adds a helpful guide to materials.Full story: Design Workshop: Shutters, All Grown Up