Bris

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  • noun

Synonyms for Bris

the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life

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Mostly, materials are allowed to speak for themselves: concrete balustrades are plainly heavy and cast in situ; depending on their function, brises soleil are clearly either of wood or translucent plastic; steel is exposed as standard sections.
The contrast between the curved and angular geometries is further emphasised by theatrically oversailing brises soleils that run around each floor, like the slats of an oversized venetian blind.
Hovering above the aperture is the flowing volume of the refectory, while to the left (south) is the gently curved wall of the RESOWI library, the smooth glass facade of which is heavily striped by bands of brises soleil.
6) The internal and external brises soleil are further modifiers of the environment.