Dynamic Facade: Architecture Design

November 9, 2010

Dynamic Facade: Architecture Design

Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner designed this office building and showroom for Kiefer Technic, a medical furnishing provider. To create a light-friendly, energy efficient and comfortable environment, they fitted the south side of the structure, which overlooks a park, with hinged aluminum panels. Design, architecture,  Kiefer Technic Showroom

The panels may be operated by a programed system or by individuals within each area of the building. For the opening of the showroom, they programed the system to display a new "face" each hour.

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As Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner state, the moving facade transforms the showroom from mere building into a "dynamic sculpture."

Photos in grid from >e-architect © Paul Ott

Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at Design.org. I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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