Could be described as ‘facade candy’ these images of the Walbrook building facade in London are enough to convince anyone of the powers of FRP.
From the Walbrook: “A veil of silver colored horizontal shading elements (brise soleil) extends from roof level down to the lower levels of the building. It increases in density on the upper stories, where the ofﬁce space is more exposed to sunlight.
The shading reduces the amount of cooling required to the ofﬁ ce space.
These brise soleil elements are manufactured from Fiber Reinforced Polymer with a high
performance and high gloss paint ﬁnish. All of the elements are easily de-mounted for
Designed by Foster + Partners, completed in 2010. Images via Walbrook.