Emerging Applications and Trends of Double-Skin Facades

  title={Emerging Applications and Trends of Double-Skin Facades},
  author={Jeff Vaglio and Matthew J. Patterson and Stacey Hooper},
© 2010 enclos Double-skin facades have historically been more common among European high-rises in part because energy prices are significantly higher in Europe than in the United States. The use of double-skin facades (DSF) in the United States for commercial buildings presents a variety of challenges and impediments, including a longer payback period on initial investment. An emerging trend in double-skin facades is the divergence of approaches related to scale. Many designs can be separated… CONTINUE READING


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