The Princeton Envelope Group (PEG) is a design and research unit at the Princeton University School of Architecture. Headed by Alejandro Zaera-Polo and coordinated by Urtzi Grau. The unit is engaged in a three year research program on the Politics of the Building Envelope the conclusions of which will be published in a forthcoming book by Actar Press, Barcelona+New York.

Tag: Sphere

Fabric AtmoSPHERE

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Sphere Typology Diagrams

This graph denes the three dierent scales for spherical buildings. The ideal cube and sphere are plotted as in the previous denition graphs but here the surface area to volume ratio is plotted relative to the rough diameter of the building. When the diameter of a building is small the surface area to volume ratio […]