New addition at Iceland airport cuts the glare

April 1st, 2017 / By: / Industry News, News

sefar01 sefar05Iceland’s international Keflavik Airport has added a new 4,700-square meter terminal, and designers are using a unique light-filtering façade that relies on fabric. Andersen & Sigurdsson Architects, Frederiksberg, Denmark, and Teikin Architects, Reykjavik, Iceland, specified Sefar aluminum-coated and copper-printed mesh fabrics to help screen out solar glare, reduce heat gain and mitigate HVAC loads. The fabrics are sandwiched between the glass of the new façade and contribute to the overall efficiency of the addition and its appearance.

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