Facade or a Prism?

The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is sheathed in a curtain wall consisting of low-E glass panels that are configured in a way that provides shade and redirects sunlight.

Project- Beijing Greenland Centre

USP- It features a trapezoid-clad exterior with glass panels that, through simple formation, capture  and refract daylight in a beautiful way.

Material Used- Trapezoidal glass panels, low-E glass panels, Isosceles trapezoidal modules.

Innovative Facade Designs

The exterior glass panels, in this 55-storey building, function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Rising 260 metres, the tower is sheathed in a curtain wall consisting of low-E glass panels that are configured in a way that provides shade and redirects sunlight.

Project Completion Year- 2016

For more information, visit: www.som.com

The project was published in the October 2016 issue of SURFACES REPORTER

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