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Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes

Kinetic Architecture Hardcover. Authors Russell Fortmeyer and Charles Linn trace the historical development of active facades in modern architecture, and reveal how contemporary architects and consultants design and test these systems. A shift

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This building's geometric facade transforms to regulate daylight

Henning Larsen Architects' design for the Syddansk Universitet communications and design building in Kolding, Denmark, features a climate-responsive kinetic facade that regulates interior temperatures. The completed building is the first to meet Danish 2015 building code energy targets, according to the architects, and it gets serious points for aesthetics too.

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