What is unique about the design of the Institut du Monde in France?



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    (Close up of the wall)

    The Institut Du Monde Arabe in France was built by a french architect Jean Nouvel from 1987 to 1988.  The structure has a south-facing wall made up of 30,000 “eyes” that open and close according to the sun rising and setting. This setting controls thermal exposure and interior lighting.    

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    It is located on the “left back of the Seine” and has a view of the Notre Dame. 

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