Tag: perforated metal facades
Dutch designer Chris Kabel has wrapped this house and studio in Amsterdam with a facade of perforated hexagons that catches the light like a hanging sheet of fabric. More »
Slideshow: the windows of this school extension in Girona, Spain, are concealed behind a perforated metal skin. More »
Dezeen archive: this week readers have been debating whether the proliferation of perforated facades in projects like David Adjaye's Smithsonian Museum (top right) is a result of fashion or shifts in practical considerations like availability and cost, so we've grouped all our stories about perforated metal facades in one place. Join the discussion about fashion in architecture here and see all the stories here.
Hundreds of circular holes puncture a faceted bronze extension to a fortified museum in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, that is set to reopen next month. More »
Perforated metal balconies fold like ribbons around the facade of an apartment block in the Dutch city of Nijmegen. More »
Light glitters through thousands of tiny perforations in the bumpy steel exterior of a railway control centre in Spain. More »
A veil of metal lace screened by thin concrete piers clads an extension to a baroque theatre and an adjacent commercial block in Germany. More »