Beautiful prismatic glass panels envelop SOM's Beijing Greenland Center
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The 55-story Beijing Greenland Center, clad in a striking glass facade, was recently completed in the city's Dawangjing business district. The mixed-use tower, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill , has an intricate patterned facade made of low-E glass panels that mimic the bas relief carving technique and help maintain stable indoor temperatures. The 260-meter tower is enveloped in curtain walls made of glass panels arranged in a prism-like manner. The high-performance skin captures and...