Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. The soundproof blocks not only cancel out the bustling cars and trams but they also create a façade that functions much like an urban noren -allowing light and air to pass through while revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.

A garden enclosed by 6000 glass blocks

Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. The soundproof blocks not only cancel out the bustling cars and trams but they also create a façade that functions much like an urban noren -allowing light and air to pass through while revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.

Refurbishment at Piazzale Luigi Sturzo  Roma  Class A  Environmental sustainable specifications integrating high energy saving systems, include:  - ventilated double skin façade, tinted and reflective glass, to reduce air-conditioning needs by decreasing the solar load;   - HVAC systems including heat recovery equipment to help decrease primary system consumption;   - installation of Solar-tube technology to transfer natural light throughout the internal building to reduce lighting…

Refurbishment at Piazzale Luigi Sturzo Roma Class A Environmental sustainable specifications integrating high energy saving systems, include: - ventilated double skin façade, tinted and reflective glass, to reduce air-conditioning needs by decreasing the solar load; - HVAC systems including heat recovery equipment to help decrease primary system consumption; - installation of Solar-tube technology to transfer natural light throughout the internal building to reduce lighting…

More Than One Way to Skin a Building | Sponsored by the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York | Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Architectural Record | Architectural Record's Continuing Education Center

More Than One Way to Skin a Building | Sponsored by the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York | Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Architectural Record | Architectural Record's Continuing Education Center


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inspiration: ideas to unify the two buildings, walkway with the sheathing that overlaps the two buildings

inspiration: ideas to unify the two buildings, walkway with the sheathing that overlaps the two buildings

GLASS + SCREEN: FACADE DETAILS RENZO PIANO, The New York Times Building http://www.fondazionerenzopiano.org/project/89/the-new-york-times-building/drawings/enlarged/929/ posted by ik

GLASS + SCREEN: FACADE DETAILS RENZO PIANO, The New York Times Building http://www.fondazionerenzopiano.org/project/89/the-new-york-times-building/drawings/enlarged/929/ posted by ik

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