Experimental House R128

A Growing Task: Green Facades

Green facades can make an important contribution to improving the microclimate in our cities. For this reason, they are increasingly becoming the focus of building owners and architects. But what does incorporating so much biomass into a technical system mean from a practical point of view?

What requirements must be taken into account by structural and facade planners? Florian Starz is an expert for green facade systems at Werner Sobek. He reports from planning practice. Click here for the film.

Photography: Pasi Toiviainen, Helsinki/ Finnland


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