27 Sep '14, 9pm

Herault Arnod Transforms an Aging Brick Garage Into a Gleaming Modern Office: Herault Arnod‘s rehabilitation a...

Herault Arnod Transforms an Aging Brick Garage Into a Gleaming Modern Office: Herault Arnod‘s rehabilitation a...

The “floating” top volume is surrounded by a perimeter of balconies that enables the building to open up to the outdoors. The building’s glazed facade is slightly tinted to provide daylighting while protecting the interiors from excess solar gain. The floor to ceiling windows frame the original brick building, preserving the project’s connection to the past.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/herault-arnod-renovates-an-aging-fre...

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John Perlin Solar Energy History Series: Part III

John Perlin Solar Energy History Series: Part III

greenbuildingelements.com 29 Sep '14, 8pm

By the first-century CE, the Romans had made a major breakthrough in solar technology by being the first to use transparen...