How we did it : Limerick County Council Atrium Facade Environmental Tuning / by Merritt Bucholz

Limerick County Hall Facade, photo Peter Maybury

views of 1:50 model of atrium truss.  glass and structure are in separate planes, structure is studied as a sun shade with east and west facing components

views of 1:50 model of atrium truss.  glass and structure are in separate planes, structure is studied as a sun shade with east and west facing components

1:100 scale models of structure and glazing in concave arrangement

1:100 scale models of structure and glazing in concave arrangement

1:20 scale model built for daylight testing

1:20 scale model built for daylight testing

1:20 model daylight test

1:20 model daylight test

the key elements of the section : the atrium structure and the concrete slab geometry studied in section.

the key elements of the section : the atrium structure and the concrete slab geometry studied in section.

building sections showing daylight and ventilation strategies

building sections showing daylight and ventilation strategies

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