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Material and its Properties
The glass façade, consisting in part of curved panels, some of them carved open, transforms the new building, perched on top of the old one, into a gigantic, iridescent crystal, whose appearance keeps changing as it catches the reflections of the sky, the water and the city.
Double- and triple-pane windows block warm air from escaping the home more efficiently
Herzog & de Meuron, "Elbphilharmonie Hamburg" (2016). Building Case Studies. 308.