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Year of Completion
Marine West Coast Climate
roof, walls, ceiling
Material and its Properties
PV panels coated with a textured glass surface
Conceptualized as a seamless mesh, overlapping and wrapping elements replace walls, columns, and beams. Saving on material and costs, the entire area of the building is designed as a “minimal surface” whose stress-pattern is optimized and materialized as a load-bearing pattern.
ZAarchitects, "Smart Masonry" (2015). Building Case Studies. 245.