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Innovative sun-shading system tops Vancouver’s sweeping South Creek Landing building

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 03, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Nov 02, 2015

Combining concrete, metal and glass, the building evokes some of the expressionist principles of Erich Mendelsohn's Dynamism. The free-form steel spandrels reference the nearby road bridgehead site, act as privacy screens and block the noise from the noisy surroundings. The light reflecting colored glass increases the amount of natural light penetrating to the interior. Related: Technicolor Porch Parade offers Vancouver pedestrians a cool place to people watch The overall shape of the building...





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