Gallery: Sydney Pre-Fab School Sports Naturally Cooled Amoeba-like Faca...

 

This unconventional façade has turned out to be a wise energy choice for the International Grammer School in Sydney Australia. Recently claiming an award for the best use of glass for energy efficiency, the building’s outstanding energy performance is only eclipsed by its unusual look. But the design is more than skin deep, Allen Jack+Cottier Architects was able to incorporate PV and passive cooling and a rooftop playground into the prefabricated panelized school house – the pieces can even be taken apart if needed!

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