Raj Periwal

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Curtains + Couture - Rethinking the Curtain Wall

Architecture    |    28 May 2022   

The curtain wall, traditionally an icon of modern architecture, takes its name from curtains, but it seems to be misnamed, to begin with. The translation of curtains to the modern curtain wall seems disingenuous. It echoes what structure does and is a direct translation of it, but it has the