Tags Archives : Innovative Facade Designs

The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is sheathed in a curtain wall consisting of low-E glass panels that are configured in a way that provides shade and redirects sunlight.

Facade or a Prism?

The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is she...

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This “hairy” house in Sao Paulo is covered in palm fibre to protect the interior from excessive sunlight. The house takes cues from the country’s indigenous architecture and uses piassava palm fibre to regulate indoor temperatures and provide shelter from the tropical heat.

Hairy House

This “hairy” house in Sao Paulo is covered in palm fibre to protect the interior from excessive sunlight. The house takes cues from the country’s...

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Inspired by organic skins that adjust their permeability to control the necessary flow of light, matter and temperature between the inside and the outside, the façade work by increasing or decreasing the size of the apertures that are scattered across the surface

Breathing Skin

Inspired by organic skins that adjust their permeability to control the necessary flow of light, matter and temperature between the inside and th...

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Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower by SHoP Architects and BVN Design in Sydney

Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower by SHoP Architects and BVN Design in Sydney

Worlds Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower in Sydney by SHoP Architects and BVN Design

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