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Year of Completion
Humid Subtropical Climate
Material and its Properties
Buchanan Architecture created three segments in the entrance wing, including a courtyard lined with perforated walls. The material is a stabilised aluminium foam called Alusion, and is created by injecting air into molten metal to create pockets for filtering natural light and air.
Buchanan Architecture, "Rio Vista Residence" (2018). Building Case Studies. 369.