Jan 192015
 

Just as new shapes and methods were developed in build-ing design during the transition from wooden construction to solid construction at the beginning of the 17th century, insulation construction techniques are also gradually developing their own aesthetic appeal. In their now-completed research project, Faraneh Farnoudi and Andreas Hild focused on the subject of design possibilities, giving significant momentum to the debate.
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Jan 192015
 

In contrast to mere embellishments, the modern conception of ornamentation has real significance. It conveys a poetic, explanatory, historical, or symbolic message – but it is more than just decor. It is an expression of individual architectural design and, as a product of a digital process chain, is characterised either by serial precision or by uniqueness. Using the mineral material Verolith, modern facade elements establish a contemporary iconography of the facade.
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Jan 192015
 

Mineral-filled acrylic glass (PMMA) can do significantly more than “normal” plexiglass could before. It can be shaped as required and seamlessly bonded; it is weather and UV-resistant, and simple to clean. What’s more, it’s easy to install and doesn’t need to be reground on the construction site. In short: it’s the perfect solution for rainscreen cladding facade constructions. And it’s ideal as a media facade.
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Jan 192015
 

There is an increasing demand for natural protection against algae and fungi on the facade without biocidal film preservative. The new StoSilco blue finishing render for the StoTherm Classic S1 non-combustible facade insulation system inhibits microorganisms from attacking by using natural principles that include optimising the water balance and reducing bioavailability.
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