Mashrabiya design modelling. Smarchitecture, an R & D practice in Qatar with ties to Independent Architecture, London. See Blogroll for a link.


Parametric papercuts in various colours are ongoing exercises towards development of mashrabiyas (window screens) /

A CanvasCut /

Parametric mashrabiyas canvas cut /

Canvas mashrabiyas /

The Archipelago Mashrabiya – see under link below to Independent Architects’ site:  La Fontaine Art Gallery, Bahrain http://independentarchitects.com/La%20Fontaine%20Gallery.htm/

The Flap Mashrabiya with moveable flaps /

The canvas version of the Flap Mashrabiya

The material that is lazer cut, is not mentioned on Smarchitecture’s blog.

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