Leawood Speculative Office, Kansas City ,office building, perforated metal screens, minimize solar gain, solar gain, metal facade, green architecture, solar design, El Dorado

The glass facade of the 18,000 square-foot, two-story building is wrapped in perforated metal panels that run parallel to the windows, with the exception of parts of the buildings that require open views-hallways, doorways and common areas.

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Leawood Speculative Office, Kansas City ,office building, perforated metal screens, minimize solar gain, solar gain, metal facade, green architecture, solar design, El Dorado

To the east and west, the panels take the form of angled vertical louvers, their spacing varied according to the shading needs of the rooms inside. The north is mostly open, shielded from a busy street by a row of trees and landscaping. By night, cove lights illuminate colored interior walls. A steel awning marks the building entry and shades an outdoor patio.

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