Sunday Times

 

Tech it to the limit

 

The architect Nadi Jahangiri wanted to load the house with the latest technical wizardry, but Sir Stirling Moss resisted. “If you propose all the systems at once, clients are overwhelmed”. What Moss wanted was to avoid arriving at a cold, unwelcoming house. Jahangiri’s answer was to program the heating and security systems into his mobile phone – one call from the airport is all that it takes to “wake up” his home before his arrival.

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