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Festo’s new automated glass facade outsmarts Germany’s strict energy standards

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 10, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified May 09, 2016

The 67-meter-high (220 feet), diamond-shaped office building has a reinforced concrete structure, consisting of 16 floors and two basements. Two shafts with glass lifts provide additional stability in the pointed corners. Related: This building’s geometric facade transforms to regulate daylight The facade was designed to shield the interior from excessive sunlight using an inside glare-protection screen with room-temperature inner surface. Custom-controlled, this system has a dynamically...





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