New California science center regulates solar gain with an arc of perforated screens
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The new 32,900 square foot Science Center at the Point Loma Nazarene University campus features a long arc of perforated stainless-steel screens that filter sunlight and transform the common area into a cathedral-like space. The science building, designed by San Diego-based architecture firm, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, received both a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and the Gold Nugget Award given by PCBC and Builder. The energy-efficient building includes various sustainable...