Gallery: Brand New Aarhus Office Building Covered In A Wall Of Solar Pa...

 
"Normally you would try to hide the energy-efficient elements of the building, but we have decided to make a virtue of necessity and use them as sculptural elements in the facade, so that the building stands out as a distinctive image of energy architecture," states architect and partner Mads Møller, C. F. Møller Architects.

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  1. citizen7 February 14, 2011 at 8:14 am

    I do like the Aarhus Office. The next step is to consider a moveable “solar facade” that doubles as adjustable external shading for the building.
    It’s interesting that they lowered the internal shades during winter. Perhaps the low winter sun is a little too intense to be useful for lighting purposes?

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