Project

Pixel Building

Architect

studio 505

Year of Completion

2010

Client

Grocon

Material of interest

Hybrids

Material Used

Aluminum Composite panels

Material Properties

The panels are supported by the Living Edge spandrels which create shading and grey water treatment as well as providing immediate personal greenery to all floors

Application

Exterior

Climate

Marine West Coast Climate

Environmental Response

The facade is a system of perimeter planters, fixed shading louvers, double glazed window walls and solar panel shading. Recycled colour panels providing maximized daylight, shade, views and glare control. The building features a number of sustainable technologies, including wind turbines, solar panels, maneuverable louvers, a living roof, specialized concrete, recycled panels, and smart window technology, and is currently one of the leading sustainable buildings in the world.

Keywords

Office, Australia, Hybrid, Aluminium

Location

Melbourne, Australia

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Date submitted

2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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