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Kornberg Center

Location

Madison, Wisconsin´╝î United State

Principal Use

Office

Design Architect

Ramlow/Stein; SmithGroup

Anything about the engineers? Facade consultants?

OTIE

Gross Floor Area

26,292 m2 Units SI IP

283,003 ft2

Reason(s) for inclusion

Building Name

Kornberg Center

Address

5430 E Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711

Description / Additional Information

Describe the key innovation and technology aspects of the project

Project Narrative

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.

General Information

Year completed (or major renovation)

2021

Climate Zone

Temperate

External Links

Link(s) for more information

Other Design Features

Energy Performance

Construction Type

Construction Type

  • Other (please specify)

Prevalent Glazing Type

  • double glazing

Main Cladding Material

  • Glass
  • Wood

Approximate WWR (measured from the inside)

70%

Skin Type

Skin Type

  • Double Skin Facade

Geometrical configuration

  • Multi-storey

Ventilation type

  • Indoor Air Curtain

Solar Shading

Solar Shading Strategy

  • Shading curtains in the double facade

Ventilation

Is there natural ventilation through the facade?

Yes

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

Daylight

Is daylight simulation part of the design process?

Yes

Noise

Embodied Carbon

Energy Generation

Does the facade produce energy?

Yes

Insulation

Active or Passive?

Monomaterial envelope?

No

Description / Additional Information