Paper Title:
Evolution: The Development of Intelligent Double-Skin Facades
  Abstract

The use of intelligent double-skin facades, sometimes referred to as "double facades", is attracting increasing amounts of interests from the architects throughout the world, due to the characteristics such as ecology, durability, use of natural resources, etc. This paper is written from the architectural history point of view, and gives a brief description about the development of the intelligent double-skin façade systems, from the old storm windows to modern double-skin systems, and suggests further research possibilities in this field.

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Periodical
Chapter
Chapter 3: Frontiers of Civil Engineering
Edited by
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
Pages
1546-1549
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1546
Citation
C. A. Liu, X. M. Chen, Y. Y. Wei, "Evolution: The Development of Intelligent Double-Skin Facades", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1546-1549, 2011
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July 2011
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