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Second Skin:

Second Skin:

Edith Green/Wendell Wyatt Federal Building

The 1970s Edith Green/Wendell Wyatt Federal Building (far left), in Portland, Oregon, is undergoing a $133 million renovation. The revamp, designed by Cutler Anderson Architects and SERA Architects, includes installation of a high-performance glass skin shaded by a system of aluminum "reeds" (left).
Photo © Jennifer Taylor; Rendering © Scott Baumberger

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