November 2011 Blog Posts (1)

More on Facades Confidential: the Steiff factory curtain wall from 1903


The Margarete Steiff factory in Giengen (Germany) is considered by many as the first curtain wall in history. And it was in fact a double skin curtain wall!

Why was it designed as such? Who was the designer? What was its relation with the Fagus Work facade by Gropius in 1911?

Come and have a look at Facades Confidential to find out more...

Added by Ignacio Fernandez Solla on November 27, 2011 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

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