Privacy has always been at the core of Middle Eastern society. Looking back through the centuries, architects and artisans alike have paid close attention to the idea of keeping private and public realms separated while maintaining a level of accessibility. ‘Sr’ celebrates the tradition of privacy by creating a visually semi permeable membrane that allows its users to merely peer through onto the other side.
By containing desert sand within the multi-wall polycarbonate sheets, LOCI re-envisions what a mashrabiya could be. With sand’s intriguing physical properties, no two panels are identical truly giving each space a unique element.