Project

Silver Shack

Year of Completion

2005

Client

N/A

Material of interest

Plastic

Material Used

Translucent Polycarbonate

Material Properties

Allows transmission of light to the interior, but does not allow a reading of depth.

Application

Façade

Climate

Hot Summer Continental Climate

Environmental Response

Comfort and energy-saving features had to be reached by using common materials assembled in a unique way. The façade is composed of a layer of translucent polycarbonate fixed to a regular steel frame on reinforced concrete walls, which shows the 13 mm thick aluminum-coated insulation.

Keywords

plastic, Residential, Korea

Location

Sangsu, Seoul, Korea

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Date submitted

2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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