Ageing with beauty

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Abstract

WEATHERING IS A TERM, WHICH DESCRIBES THE DESTRUCTION AND PATINA
OF A BUILDING: THE GRADUAL CHANGES OVER TIME. IT ALSO DESCRIBES
THE BUILDING DETAILS – CORNICE, PLINTH, EAVES, SILL ETC.
– ELEMENTS THAT PROTECT THE BUILDING FROM RAIN AND THEREBY
CONTROLS THE PROCESSES OF DESTRUCTION AND PATINA. THROUGH A
WELL-CONSIDERED USE OF MATERIALS AND DETAILS, ARCHITECTS MAY
EVEN BE ABLE TO MAKE THE BUILDING PROFIT FROM THE WEATHERING
PROCESSES AND ENHANCE OVER TIME WHEN EXPOSED TO WEATHER.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Robust : Reflections on Resilient Architecture
EditorsAlbert Algreen-Petersen, Christoffer Harlang, Søren Bak-Andersen
Number of pages10
Place of PublicationCopenhagen K
PublisherGEKKO Publishing
Publication dateNov 2017
Pages32-39
ISBN (Print)978-87-93604-16-2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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