Year of Completion

2013

Client

Kalamazoo College

Properties of Materials

The gently curving walls connecting these façades are constructed with wood masonry – a regional, traditional building method that incorporates local, sustainably harvested white cedar. This is the first instance that this building technique, which is both low-carbon and highly insulating,

Material Properties

Properties of material: The gently curving walls connecting these façades are constructed with wood masonry – a regional, traditional building method that incorporates local, sustainably harvested white cedar. This is the first instance that this building technique, which is both low-carbon and highly insulating,

Application

Exterior façade

Climate

Hot Summer Continental

Environmental Response

Thermal insulation

Keywords

Exterior façade, Hot Summer Continental, Thermal insulation

Location

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Sources

Architect website: http://studiogang.net/

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Date submitted

8-7-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

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