Winner (Newcomers) in the category "Architecture"
Breathing Skins is a facade skin which adjusts their permeability according to the environment
The technology allows to control the necessary flow of substances between inside and outside. Around 2800 pneumatic muscles regulate the amount of incident light, views and air passing the facade of the showroom. This creates greater precision to alter the climate to the user‘s changing need. The situative weakening and strengthening of the border between inside and outside turns into an interplay of natural environment and living space.