Double-skin façades – the shaping of modern elevations – technology and materials

Janusz Barnaś


With the evolution of architectural form, the notion of the façade and its look undergoes changes as well. The paper discusses modern solutions applied in external curtain walls of buildings and presents new capabilities provided by new construction materials including double-skin façades. The paper presents buildings that achieved high energy efficiency due to, among other factors, adequate façade construction

Słowa kluczowe: curtain walls, double-skin façades, technology, architectural form, construction materials, scientific research

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