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DETAILS | An illustrated library of architectural details (part 1)

Outstanding projects revolving around exceptional details

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Renzo Piano | the Menil Collection – Houston, USA

Roof detail

Renzo Piano - Menil Collection, roof detail

Renzo Piano | High Museum expansion – Atlanta, USA

Metal façade and roof/skylight detail collecting zenital light

Renzo Piano - High Museum expansion, roof detail

Renzo Piano | Resnick Pavilion – Los Angeles, USA

Roof pattern and skylight

Renzo Piano - Resnick Pavilion, roof detail

Biomedical research center | Vaillo & Irigaray – Pamplona, Spain

Origami semi-transparent screen/façade

Vaillo&Irigaray | CIB Pamplona, façade detail

GAS Architects | Stam Europe Green Place – Milano, Italy

Bamboo rotating shading system/brise-soleil

GAS Architects - Stam Europe Green Place, façade detail

PTW | Watercube – Beijing, China

ETFE canopy with a polygonal structural pattern

PTW | Watercube, detail

Herzog + De Meuron | Allianz Arena – Munich, Germany

ETFE diamond mesh

Herzog+DeMeuron | Allianz arena, shell detail

SANAA | Vitra warehouse building – Weil am Rhein, Germany

Hanging canopy out of an acrylic glass curved surface

SANAA |Vitra warehouse, shell detail

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