Here’s an example of daylighting at the Hong Kong Science Park. Notice that the light is filtered through translucent skylights and clerestories in a central atrium, thus reducing glare and overheating. The top of the building has shades, see them after the jump:
Sunshades are extensively incorporated into the external facades to shield direct sunlight penetration, reducing heat gain to the office so as to reduce electricity consumption for air conditioning.
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That’s a pretty cool find there. Both Honk Kong and China have an extremely committed position to sustainable building. It’s cool to see stuff like this everynow and these.