Gallery: Prickly Porcupine Office Cleared for Construction


Passive solar design meets pointillist pincushion in this stunning porcupine-inspired office recently cleared for construction in Prestons, England. Designed by UK-based Moxon Architects, the building features a bristling brise-soleil composed of andonized aluminum fins suspended from tensile rods. This striking facade acts as a rain screen while filtering sunlight and contributing to the building’s energy-efficient profile.

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1 Comment

  1. awais ayaz December 21, 2010 at 7:13 am

    construcaton in 5rooms in 2canals

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