Shadows linking modernity and history
Perforated sun screens open the roof to natural sunlight
Bringing sunlight into a poorly lit shopping hall was a demanding feat. Once the roof is opened the light emitting must remain "soft" all day long and sun screens proved to be the answer. For this canopy, perforated wings have been designed to shade effectively as well as being a spectacular feature.
All Pictures: La Part Dieu, Shopping centre, Lyon, France
Architect: Groupe 6
Design year: 2003