Exterior, House Building Type, Wood Siding Material, and Flat RoofLine During the winter, the family can slide the screens open to let in the winter sun, in summer they can close the screens to provide shade, while still maintaining views and breezes through the timber battens.  Photo 3 of 12 in This Australian Abode Is a Glass Pavilion Wrapped in Sliding Hardwood Screens

This Australian Abode Is a Glass Pavilion Wrapped in Sliding Hardwood Screens3 of 12

The sliding hardwood screens provide protection from the hot morning sun, while still maintaining gorgeous ocean views. During the winter, the family can open the screens to let in the warm sun. Yet in the summer, they can close them for shade, and the timber battens will still allow cool breezes to be filtered through.

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