Screen facade

Screen facade

A nonstructural facing assembly used to disguise the form or overall size of a building.

screen façade

A nonstructural facing assembly used to disguise the form or dimensions of a building.
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Green amenities include solar shading devices, south facing solar panels, a highly thermally efficient prefabricated rain screen facade and green roofs that provide fresh produce to residents, while combating the heat-island effect, and compost bins.
The revamped Grand Hotel will further improve the frontage of Percy Street, which now features the university's new INTO building with its brass cut-out screen facade. Opened in September, it is now home to 600 international students, science labs, a learning resource centre, a 90-seat lecture theatre and a cafe.
Arup's structural engineering group has been working with tvsdesign to develop the steel screen facade, which contains a triangular grid over an hexagonal grid to create a thin space frame consisting of more than 30,000 individual elements.
The building's rain screen facade insulates, ventilates and deflects moisture, while a green roof promotes drainage and cooling.
Among English "screen facades," so-called because the towers and expanse of applied decoration project beyond the nave aisles, St.