Alternative façades fronting sustainable and urban change

Alternative façades fronting sustainable and urban change

While you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, in architecture, a façade often defines a building and its ambitions. As well as an opportunity for expression, architects are thinking more about how façades can function – from contributing to energy efficiency, to the character of a streetscape in a globalising world. From flexible façades, to smart shutter systems, unexpected uses of materials and adaptations of traditional techniques, these buildings recently caught our eye with their alternative and imaginative façades, contributing to a more sustainable street view.

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