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Sundsvall Arts Center to Feature Futuristic Outer Layer

 - Dec 5, 2009   Updated: Mar 27 2011
References: manfredinicoletti & designboom
The Sundsvall Arts Center in set to debut in Sweden, featuring a ghostly skin that surrounds the buildings within. The design is by the Italian Studio Nicoletti Associati and is relatively inexpensive and perfect for sheltering against seaside weather conditions and external noise.

Check out more on the amazing new Sundsvall Arts Center from Studio Nicoletti Associati at Designboom.

Implications - Architects have always strived to create structures that are shielded from the unsavory elements in their surroundings without creating an eyesore. Transparent skins and glass facades are two construction options that form a skinlike protection against noise and bad weather without obstructing inhabitants' view of the outdoors.