Pallet sofa by Piero Lissoni.
mA-style-architects-ant-house1 (brilliant! Part 1....continued)
Though this is a commercial project, I like it and think the idea could be tweaked for a residence. From the site: "The entry features concrete and steel with a solar array that provides shade."
Cloverdale749 / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects
Xavier Leibar et Jean-Marie Seigneurin Architectes | patrick miara
Passive solar shading
UC Irvine Performing Arts - Academic - Work - LRM, Ltd.