Madison, Wisconsin， United State
Anything about the engineers? Facade consultants?
Gross Floor Area
Reason(s) for inclusion
5430 E Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711
Description / Additional Information
Describe the key innovation and technology aspects of the project
The research & development facility Kornberg Center is in Madison, WI, USA. It is a new building for various uses and features by the two-layer building envelope and a transparent vertical atrium. The facade layers deliver higher efficiency in terms of thermal protection and natural ventilation. This building also applies movable solar shading curtains and photovoltaics panels to enhance its sustainability.
Year completed (or major renovation)
Link(s) for more information
Other Design Features
- Other (please specify)
Prevalent Glazing Type
- double glazing
Main Cladding Material
Approximate WWR (measured from the inside)
- Double Skin Facade
- Indoor Air Curtain
Solar Shading Strategy
- Shading curtains in the double facade
Is there natural ventilation through the facade?
Type of Ventilation Strategy
- Stack or Atrium-enabled
Relationship to Mechanical Systems
- Alternative (when natural vent is on mechanical is off)
Ventilation Operation Type
- BMS controlled with overrides
Is daylight simulation part of the design process?
Does the facade produce energy?
Active or Passive?