Evolution: The Development of Intelligent Double-Skin Facades

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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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Edited by:

Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1546-1549

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.71-78.1546

Citation:

C. A. Liu et al., "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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