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Computational constructs propose the parametric in a virtual sense. It is only when that construct is merged with the physical world that the possibilities of parametric states of architectural design become something of which can be understood.
The facade is a parametric condition of planes that operate within vertical and horizontal states that use an operation of folding towards compression and unfolding towards tension to describe a myriad of positions in between.
A case in point the “Dynamic Facade” better known as the Kiefer Technic Showroom in Bad Gleichenberg, Austria.
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