Questions for Essay:
By what means has innovation in facades –as the external envelope of large-scale buildings –truly transformed twentieth-century architecture?
How is the complexity of facades, plus their function and impact on the environment, reflected in iconic architectural structures?
In what ways is façade design and technology linked to building performance?
In your essay, explore what is required to support architects’ decision-making when designing and constructing facades, and also provide evidence of critical review of relevant research.
Illuminate your submission with a detailed analysis of ONE (personally chosen) particular building as a CASE STUDY, along with a review of either the work of the architect or architectural literature associated with façade design and engineering related to that building.