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Glen Oaks, NY, USA
Year of Completion
New York, NY, USA
Hot Summer Continental Climate (Dfa)
Material and its Properties
Providing ample diffused natural light without sacrificing overall energy efficiency, Aerogel-filled 16mm polycarbonate panels were used on the exterior as both a glazing and insulation elements.
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Aerogel provides both effective insulation and can provide diffused sunlight to the interior simultaneously.
Marble Fairbanks, "Glen Oaks Library" (2013). Building Case Studies. 283.