Genius Pool: Stefan Behnisch

badaibling-05badaibling-09Metropolis magazine recently published an article on the new age of Form Following Performance, the age of energy efficiency in architectural constructions. German architect Stegan Behnisch and his firm Behnisch Architekten are leaders in desiging buildings that have unique, even weird shapes framed by production requirements, and today these requirements are for practicality of artificial form in nature.  Some tactics he has employed for example, has been the integration of engineers into the early stages of design, servicing the senses of the environment and people.

Check out the digital slide show, courtesy of Metropolis Magazine. Click on the photo of the “Ozeaneum” to start.


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