Acrylic glass processing: Transparent building shells for exotic climates
UZH University of Zürich
Architects: Haerle Hubacher Architekten BSA GmbH
Construction: Tuchschmid Constructa AG
- Revolutionary building technology featuring an internally ventilated, two-layer building shell prevents condensation and provides high energy efficiency.
- Optimal plant growth is achieved through perfectly balanced transmission of light with the highest transparency, without loss of creep behavior.
- The insulating elements are attached to the substructure completely without screws, using the “direct glazing” method.
- Absolutely UV-stable transparent cover with the highest degree of self-cleaning.
- Material: PERSPEX CC
The botanical garden in the heart of Zurich is an oasis of rest and relaxation, transporting visitors, thanks to its acrylic glass cladding, into the flora of distant lands.