Gallery: Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated W...

Last year Henning Larsen Architects completed Umeå University's new Architecture Academy in Sweden, which is part of a larger development of the entire arts campus. The building's design focuses upon daylighting and sustainability -- rather than covering the entire building in glass, the architects skinned it in a locally sourced wood envelope punctuated with aperture-like windows. An integrated ventilation, heating and lighting system allows the building to reduce its energy use by 50%.

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  1. 181630 March 8, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Great. really like the windows and how there situated. Also like the wood.

  2. jasmin arch March 8, 2011 at 3:42 am

    iwould like to know more about how they make fresh air enters the building from under the floor plan and over, traveling through the building via columns and beams…?


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