Gallery: A Clever Façade of Corten Steel Shutters Revitalizes San Vince...

It's a great challenge to upgrade historical buildings so that they meet the dictates of our present material and energy crisis without losing their charm. James & Mau tackled this feat head-on with the San Vincente Ferrer home in Madrid. Surrounded by a row of beautiful but energetically less-efficient buildings, the new home has a clever façade of Corten steel shutters that actually spiff up the entire neighborhood.

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