The Breathing House-Dynamic Facade of Sliding Terraces by Joao Silva and Paola De Francesco

Joao Silva and Paola De Francesco Illustrates The The Breathing House Dynamic Facade of Sliding Terraces

Joao Silva and Paola De Francesco, the thinktank behind the awarded work dynamic facade of sliding terraces by Joao Silva and Paola De Francesco spells out, Imagined as a dynamic living system,the breathing house is a three storey eco-sustainable family home whose glass facade is segmented into a series of sliding terraces. The system works by means of a large metal grid that serves as an anti-sismic external skeleton for the structure (the frame allows to conduct cabling and collect rainwater). Sliding out a terrace, however, extends the internal room into a dynamic balcony. The windows are made of solar glass cells providing all the energy needs..

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