Posts tagged as 'Bettina Krause'

Thu 23.6.

Skinning up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part II

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Triptyque have revamped the street-facing facade of the RB12 office block in Rio de Janeiro with a green, bioclimatic facade. Innovative, folding glazing and slats function as brises-soleil

Triptyque have revamped the street-facing facade of the RB12 office block in Rio de Janeiro with a green, bioclimatic facade. Innovative, folding glazing and slats function as brises-soleil

It’s a wrap. More projects that demonstrate how covering up is the new way to gain exposure. (text by Bettina Krause)

 

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Sun 19.6.

Skinning Up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part I

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

The new Corten-steel box within which the old Saarhaus sits affords the building two additional storeys. Photo: sop architekten, krischerfotografie

The new Corten-steel box within which the old Saarhaus sits affords the building two additional storeys. Photo: sop architekten, krischerfotografie

Be it for functional, aesthetic or energy-saving reasons, architects internationally are getting superficial and wrapping up existing structures or reworking facades. (text by Bettina Krause)

 

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