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Curvaceous Corten steel office beats the heat with solar-savvy design

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 01, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jun 30, 2016

The 4,905-square-foot office building is set on a small corner site abutting a road junction in full view to pedestrians and motorists. To mitigate the harsh solar rays from the south, the architects created a horseshoe-shaped building pointed towards the north that wraps around a cooling, north-facing pool. On the south side of the building, the architects left a void for a small grass courtyard shaded by the building. The Corten steel external walls extend far beyond the building’s internal volumes...






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