The façade of a building is often thought of as the most important aspect from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. The design of a façade can positively trigger physical, physiological and psychological responses. Aesthetic appeal, energy efficiency, sustainability and convenience, the demands placed on the modern facades are high.
As building design evolves to meet changing requirements for comfort, function and energy efficiency, concerns for climate change In Australia and indeed worldwide, has further emphasized the value of building energy efficient buildings.
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This CPD module maybe of interest to architects and specifiers who seek clarification and inspiration when it comes to sliding solutions and the unlimited options which are available.
1. Describe some trends for building facades (AACA Competency: Design; Conceptual Design 3.2).