Year of Completion

1-1-2008

Client

Udo + Annette Brandhorst

Material of interest

NBK terracotta façade panels

Material Used

multiple layers - horizontally-folded sheet metal with perforations; attached to this are 36,000 ceramic rods fixed vertically, finished with 23 colored glazes.

Properties of Materials

System moves water away from building envelope; helps save energy.

Material Properties

Material of interest: NBK terracotta façade panels.

Material used: multiple layers - horizontally-folded sheet metal with perforations; attached to this are 36,000 ceramic rods fixed vertically, finished with 23 colored glazes.

Properties of material: System moves water away from building envelope; helps save energy.

Application

Façade

Climate

Marine West Coast

Environmental Response

Shading

Keywords

Façade, Marine West Coast, Shading

Location

Berlin, Germany

Sources

Architect website: www.sauerbruchhutton.de

Manufacturer website: www.nbk.de/

Other case studies using material: Harvard CGIS

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Date submitted

June 2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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