Pegasus Complex’s checkerboard facade protects it from the Indian heat


The Pegasus complex is located in Gujarat and was designed to be protected from the hot Indian sun with  what looks like a black and white checkerboard facade!
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It is actually a number of specially-oriented slats that give the illusion of a solid mass when seen from a distance.
The building was designed by Jagrut Patel of Vitan Architects.

Read the full article here: http://www.archdaily.com/122820/pegasus-vitan-architects/

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