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Originally uploaded by moniker.

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Originally uploaded by moniker.

This is straight out of a China Mieville story. My friend Mel was recently in Paris and told me about the Arab World Institute. She has put up a couple of images of this amazing building that is covered in iris lens. Apparently the iris open and close in response to the sun.

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