The mediterranean blind is one of the most efficient and sophisticated technical system to allow natural illumination in building. A simple solution permits good visual conditions with low heat gains and high ventilation. This solution shows how in architecture, simple designs following thoroughly understood principles can achieve far more suitable environment results than high-tech solution applied without criteria.
Coch, H.; Serra, R.; Isalgue, A. The Mediterranean blind: Less light, better vision. "Renewable energy", Agost 1998, vol. 15, núm. 1-4, p. 431-436.