Posts Tagged ‘Building Envelope’
The issues facing the commercial and institutional building sector today in maintaining their buildings are becoming increasingly complex. Even a relatively small multi-unit residential building can contain as many…
The building envelope is particularly vulnerable to changes in climactic conditions. These systems have become thinner and lighter with the evolving construction technology and materials and enclosure systems are especially susceptible to even minor changes in weather patterns as a result.
Throughout the history of buildings the facade of a structure was an important issue. The more money the client could afford, the more the building had to show of this wealth. Today, modern buildings need especially expensive materials to show wealth and technology.