Year of Completion

2008

Client

Private Owner

Material of interest

Brick Masonry

Material Used

Brick

Properties of Materials

Reused brick from the previous building is used to create a screen on the front facade. Bricks were removed from the original wall to open up holes for air and light to reach the interior spaces.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Brick masonry.

Material used: Brick.

Properties of material: Reused brick from the previous building is used to create a screen on the front facade. Bricks were removed from the original wall to open up holes for air and light to reach the interior spaces.

Application

Exterior screen

Climate

Humid Continental

Keywords

Exterior screen, Humid Continental

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University, in St. Louis

Architect Website: http://studiogang.net/work/2005/brickweave

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Date submitted

2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Brick Weave House in Chicago, Illinois

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