Intrigued by our programmable four-storey dynamic vision glass installation at the University of Calgary, AZURE Magazine takes a closer look at the new Schulich School of Engineering.
This 18,300-square-meter (197,000 sq ft) infill creates a new focus and crossroads for the sprawling complex. It is configured to optimize the existing space with a new logic and create flexibility to accommodate the changing needs of each department and its curriculum.
The introduction of a central atrium encourages social and academic interaction in a light-filled space. To respond to levels of daylight on this south-facing facade, sensor-embedded glass tints automatically to control unwanted glare and solar heat gain. In addition, the school is able to program changing light patterns on this canvas of high performance glazing.
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