Tag Archives: Next-Generation Facade

Submission: February 1, 2018
Registration: February 1, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: $15,000 grand prize
Type: Open


The Metals in Construction magazine 2018 Design Challenge is a competition to generate ideas for a facade system that can play a major role in enhancing employee health and well-being. This ideas competition is based on the philosophy that the 21st century facade needs to be adaptive and responsive to human needs, especially in the workplace. With researchers probing beyond workplace aesthetics to examine holistic factors, we are learning that air and water quality, thermal control, and especially visual access to outdoor environments can directly improve employee well-being.

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