Year of Completion

2001

Client

HAR Etudes - BANK MED

Material of interest

Perforated Sheet Metal Panels with Mirror Finish

Properties of Materials

The exterior skin consists of sliding perforated sheet metal panels with a mirror finish, acting as reflectors and protection against heat but also allowing light to enter. Depending on the play of natural light and viewpoints, the tower can physically reinvent itself in the changing light and points of view.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Perforated Sheet Metal Panels with Mirror Finish

Properties of material: The exterior skin consists of sliding perforated sheet metal panels with a mirror finish, acting as reflectors and protection against heat but also allowing light to enter. Depending on the play of natural light and viewpoints, the tower can physically reinvent itself in the changing light and points of view.

Application

Exterior

Climate

Mediterranean

Environmental Response

Light blocking

Keywords

Exterior, Mediterranean, Light blocking

Location

Beirut, Lebanon

Sources

Architect website: www.lan-paris.com

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Date submitted

6-4-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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