Imagine your finished project through the eyes of passers-by. What’s the first thing they will see? What do they react to before they start interacting with the building? Most probably, it’s the facade cladding. This is the “face” of your project, the representation of all it stands for. It has to be impressive, it has to
One of Chicago’s best known mixed-use residential towers, Aqua Tower is a brilliant example of the use of asymmetrical stone slabs to create an optical illusion. The inspiration behind this decision is the rippled surface of the Great Lakes. Stone slabs are used to create protruding balconies which boost solar shading and improve sustainability. The architects behind this beautiful building are Studio Gang Architects.