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  1. brise soleilnoun

    A type of structural sunshade with slats, holes, etc, to keep sunlight from striking fully on a building.

    Etymology: From brise + soleil


  1. Brise soleil

    Brise soleil, sometimes brise-soleil, in architecture refers to a variety of permanent sun-shading structures, ranging from the simple patterned concrete walls popularized by Le Corbusier to the elaborate wing-like mechanism devised by Santiago Calatrava for the Milwaukee Art Museum or the mechanical, pattern-creating devices of the Institut du Monde Arabe by Jean Nouvel. In the typical form, a horizontal projection extends from the sunside facade of a building. This is most commonly used to prevent facades with a large amount of glass from overheating during the summer. Often louvers are incorporated into the shade to prevent the high-angle summer sun falling on the facade, but also to allow the low-angle winter sun to provide some passive solar heating.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brise soleil in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brise soleil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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