The extraordinary design combined with smart and advanced technology ensures a balance between user comfort, energy consumption and design. The FC-CAMPUS consists of two staggered building cubes, which are optimally connected in terms of transport technology. Viewed from a distance, the two cubes merge to form a sculptural overall picture that is largely broken through by blue-shimmering glass openings.
This project is an excellent example how the eyrise® team was able to customize the product for the specific needs: both on color, façade technology and shape. We also included a project-specific requirement to add a bird-protection printing pattern. Our R&D team developed a special mixture switching from a fully transparent to a bluish tint. To follow the organic shapes of the glass openings, many different multi-faced shapes were produced: a unique feature from eyrise® in the smart glass industry.
- Product: eyrise® s350 Instant solar shading windows
- Surface: 1713m²
- Number: 552
- Geometry: rectangular and multi-faceted shapes
- Type: Triple Glazing
- Color: custom-made blue mixture
- Framing system: custom-made framing
- Other info: High requirement for noise reduction. Special bird-protection pattern printed on the glass
Location – Am Storrenacker 8, Karlsruhe, Germany
Building Owner – FC-Verwaltung GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany
Architect – 3deluxe, Wiesbaden, Germany
Facade contractor – FREYLER Metallbau GmbH, Kenzingen, Germany
Main contractor – FC-Verwaltung GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany
Installation date – 2018
Intelligent, switchable glass has allowed us to execute an ambitious building design requiring generous glazing with complex geometry that provides unobstructed views unimpaired by conventional sun protection elements.
Eyrise was the only glass solution able to produce glass that exactly corresponded to our design intentions, and its immediate interactive dimmability via controllable liquid crystals has resulted in an elegant facade.
About FC group
FC Group is a building technology company, focusing on planning, controlling, consulting and digitalisation. An independent group of companies, it manages project and construction decisions, advising on and creating digital solutions for private companies and the public sector from the first idea to implementation.
3deluxe is an interdisciplinary business that offers architecture, interior design, communication, graphic design, film and web design services. A pioneer in the design sector for over 20 years, the company is also becoming widely recognised for its architecture. In an international context, the seemingly organic design language and the complex multimedia staging of 3deluxe have proven to be style-defining.
The business has received numerous awards for its architectural projects, including the corporate architecture ‘Leonardo Glass Cube’, the redesign of the Frankfurt Zeilgalerie shopping centre and the company headquarters of Kaffee Partner.
the FC CAMPUS Datasheet