Inspirations Design House with secondary skin. Secondary skin designed because it has benefits for the building. As the name suggests can be interpreted to mean “second skin”, secondary skin can serve to physically protect the building from exposure to the weather, such as sunlight or rain. In addition, the design can also reduce the heat and the sun creates shadows so that the inside cool the house. It is sometimes in front of the window is also useful for blocking the view of the outside into the room.
As for the design and the material used is very diverse, from wooden planks, bamboo, to metals. Therefore also, presenting secondary skin not only for function, but also the design that can enhance building facades. With its unique design, the facade of the house can look more attractive. As shown by the following few houses that can be an inspiration in designing the secondary skin.
Secondary Skin of Metal Sheet Patterned
Metal used in this house in the form of melted steel, while the motive obtained by laser cutting techniques. Motif selected itself a traditional motif. This motif would be important to see secondary skin and overall facade. Not only the facade, the interior will also be attractive look for their shadows that follow the pattern of secondary skin.
Skin from Wood Secondary Structure
Wood is quite widely used for secondary skin. As this house, which uses a system of framing and composition (stacking). The material used is wood slats that are known weather resistant making it suitable for outdoor use.
Secondary Skin of Wood Used
The wood used is the old timber sleepers rail mounted on a steel frame. Wooden planks are then fitted with a hinge pivot so it is easy to be opened and closed. Used wood was chosen for its strong durability and does not require special care.
Secondary Skin of Bamboo
Bamboo can be an attractive option for a secondary skin. As this house, bamboo forming secondary skin tilted vertically arranged with varying heights, forming a pattern called by the architect as a representation of the mountain.
Secondary Skin Made of Bricks
Secondary skin on which functioned as an office building using brick and steel materials. Meanwhile, some bamboo in other parts. Given the building facing west, the presence of a secondary skin more useful to reduce solar heat. The bricks themselves are arranged zig-zag to create a gap so that the overall heat does not get into the room.
Secondary Skin of Board Wood
Secondary skin in this house one of which is located in front of the bedroom window so it can better provide privacy. The material is a wooden board and placed alternately to give a gap so that sunlight can enter at once do not let it in excess.