Free-Form Facades

We have realised many types of freeform Facade. Free-form architecture is creative, challenging and a passion for us at FRENER & REIFER.
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The curved building envelope of Coal Drops Yard was entirely design-engineered, fabricated and installed by FRENER & REIFER. It has 565 m² graduated “zig-zag” glass facade with 8 m high insulation glazing.

Architect: Heatherwick Studio
📸 Quintin Lake

We talk about these topics: glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, facade, facade design architecture, house facade design, building skins facades inspiration
Coal Drops Yard, UK
The curved building envelope of Coal Drops Yard was entirely design-engineered, fabricated and installed by FRENER & REIFER. It has 565 m² graduated “zig-zag” glass facade with 8 m high insulation glazing. Architect: Heatherwick Studio 📸 Quintin Lake We talk about these topics: glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, facade, facade design architecture, house facade design, building skins facades inspiration
The challenge for FRENER & REIFER in this project was the tight construction site situation in a historic building environment and a huge, hundred-year-old tree that could not be damaged in any way.

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
📸 Quintin Lake 

FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, electro-polished stainless sheet, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade, sustainable facade Design, Architecture, Zaha Hadid, Building Construction, Facade Architecture, Architecture Design, Construction Site, Facade Design, Architect
Investcorp Building, UK
The challenge for FRENER & REIFER in this project was the tight construction site situation in a historic building environment and a huge, hundred-year-old tree that could not be damaged in any way. Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects 📸 Quintin Lake FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, electro-polished stainless sheet, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade, sustainable facade
The Actelion Business Center project involved the following office facades: Approx. 12,500 m² of vertical and partially 10º inclined glass facade and 3-layer integrated thermal insulation glazing.

Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
📸 Günther Wett

We talk about the following things: facade, facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, inclined glass facade, modern facade design, facade design architecture, house facade design, window facade design, glass facade design Basel, Business Centre, Building Structure
Actelion Business Centre, Schwitzerland
The Actelion Business Center project involved the following office facades: Approx. 12,500 m² of vertical and partially 10º inclined glass facade and 3-layer integrated thermal insulation glazing. Architect: Herzog & de Meuron 📸 Günther Wett We talk about the following things: facade, facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, inclined glass facade, modern facade design, facade design architecture, house facade design, window facade design, glass facade design
We mastered the new challenge of a high-precision exterior facade installation and solved the structural problem of the very high wind loads due to the location of the building on the lake.

Architect: 3XN Architects
📸 Luca Delachaux

FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, facade architecture, facade ideas, three-storey bespoke double facade, twisted facade, glass house
IOC Headquarters, Olympic House, Schwitzerland
We mastered the new challenge of a high-precision exterior facade installation and solved the structural problem of the very high wind loads due to the location of the building on the lake. Architect: 3XN Architects 📸 Luca Delachaux FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass facade design, facade architecture, facade ideas, three-storey bespoke double facade, twisted facade, glass house
FRENER & REIFER was responsible for the entire design-engineering, production and installation of 312 m² of 30° inclined roof glazing for the 4-star Hotel Lamm in Castelrotto.

Architect: Senoner & Tammerle
📸 Kottersteger

FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern glass house exterior design, building front elevation designs modern Exterior, House Design, Hotel, Architecture House, Glass House Design, Modern Glass House
Hotel Lamm, Italy
FRENER & REIFER was responsible for the entire design-engineering, production and installation of 312 m² of 30° inclined roof glazing for the 4-star Hotel Lamm in Castelrotto. Architect: Senoner & Tammerle 📸 Kottersteger FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern glass house exterior design, building front elevation designs modern
FRENER & REIFER was responsible for the planning, production and assembly of 10 construction lots, including the: undulating glass facade, thermal facade, roof level facade and the pedestrian bridge.

Architect: SANAA, SRA
📸 Virab Mouradin 

FRENER & REIFER is specialized in the following topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, window facade design, glass facade design, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade, facade ideas Ideas, Pedestrian Bridge, Bridge
La Samaritaine, France
FRENER & REIFER was responsible for the planning, production and assembly of 10 construction lots, including the: undulating glass facade, thermal facade, roof level facade and the pedestrian bridge. Architect: SANAA, SRA 📸 Virab Mouradin FRENER & REIFER is specialized in the following topics: facade, facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, window facade design, glass facade design, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade, facade ideas
The challenge of this project was the special glass supports that compensate for the movements and tolerances of the freely suspended connecting bridge, also known as the "kissing point".

Architect: Heatherwick Studio
📸 Quintin Lake 

FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture Metal, Façades, Studio, Engineering Design
Coal Drops Yard, UK
The challenge of this project was the special glass supports that compensate for the movements and tolerances of the freely suspended connecting bridge, also known as the "kissing point". Architect: Heatherwick Studio 📸 Quintin Lake FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: modern facade design, facade design architecture, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture
We built a tower top suite facade, a ballroom glass facade, and glass roof element. The luxury hotel also has more than 70 different door types.

Architect: Foster + Partners 
📸 Hasselbauer

FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, facade design, villa facade design, modern facade design, window facade design, glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior design Hotels, Hotel Design, Villa Facade Design, Tower
The Dolder Grand, Luxury Hotel, CH
We built a tower top suite facade, a ballroom glass facade, and glass roof element. The luxury hotel also has more than 70 different door types. Architect: Foster + Partners 📸 Hasselbauer FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, facade design, villa facade design, modern facade design, window facade design, glass aesthetic, glass house, glass house design, modern glass house, modern glass house exterior design
Scoop of work was to create a 100 m long pedestrian bridge in an extremely short execution period.

 
Architect: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, metalwork, pedestrian bridge, architecture, metal, building facade, modern glass house architecture, exterior architecture glass walls Steel Architecture, Steel Buildings, Steel Building Homes, Building Facade, Steelwork
BMW Trias Bridge, Germany
Scoop of work was to create a 100 m long pedestrian bridge in an extremely short execution period. Architect: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU FRENER & REIFER is interested in these topics: steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, metalwork, pedestrian bridge, architecture, metal, building facade, modern glass house architecture, exterior architecture glass walls
FRENER & REIFER is responsible for the technical design, fabrication and installation of Hotel Castel. The project has a 22 m wide curved glass front with 5 curved sliding door systems for the gourmet restaurant.

Architect: Clemens + Klotzner Architekten 
📸 Alfred Tschager

We talk about these topics: steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, glass aesthetic, glass house, modern glass house exterior design, modern glass house exterior front Restaurant Architect, Restaurant
Hotel Castel, Italy
FRENER & REIFER is responsible for the technical design, fabrication and installation of Hotel Castel. The project has a 22 m wide curved glass front with 5 curved sliding door systems for the gourmet restaurant. Architect: Clemens + Klotzner Architekten 📸 Alfred Tschager We talk about these topics: steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, glass aesthetic, glass house, modern glass house exterior design, modern glass house exterior front
The challenge was to develop a completely new, innovative automatically operated louvred stainless steel sun protection system with interlocking tree-shaped elements and rear glass facade with special aluminium profiles.

Architect: Atelier d‘architecture Chaix & Morel et Associés, JSWD 
📸 Stephan Hasselbauer

We talk about the following things: steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, facade design architecture, window facade design, glass facade modern Paris, Atelier, Steel, Cityscape
ThyssenKrupp Quartier - Head Office, Germany
The challenge was to develop a completely new, innovative automatically operated louvred stainless steel sun protection system with interlocking tree-shaped elements and rear glass facade with special aluminium profiles. Architect: Atelier d‘architecture Chaix & Morel et Associés, JSWD 📸 Stephan Hasselbauer We talk about the following things: steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, facade design architecture, window facade design, glass facade modern
The Perathoner Showroom project, presents a crystalline-effect glass facade with steel load-bearing structure, executed in triple insulation glazing with narrow bands of insulating glass and entrance doors.

Architect: Bergmeisterwolf 
📸 Günther Wett

FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: glass aesthetic, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern house design exterior architecture glass walls, facade, glass facade design, glass facade design architecture Modern Architecture, Glass Facades, Timber Buildings, Concept Architecture
Perathoner Showroom and Workshop, Italy
The Perathoner Showroom project, presents a crystalline-effect glass facade with steel load-bearing structure, executed in triple insulation glazing with narrow bands of insulating glass and entrance doors. Architect: Bergmeisterwolf 📸 Günther Wett FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: glass aesthetic, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern house design exterior architecture glass walls, facade, glass facade design, glass facade design architecture
The spectacular free-form facade with its free-form geometry required a high level of precision execution for curved and bent elements.

Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
📸 Michel Denancé

FRENER & REIFER is specialized in the following topics: steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, facade design architecture, house facade design, window facade design, glass facade design, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade Paris Architecture, Contemporary Architecture
Fondation Jérôme Seydoux–Pathé, France
The spectacular free-form facade with its free-form geometry required a high level of precision execution for curved and bent elements. Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop 📸 Michel Denancé FRENER & REIFER is specialized in the following topics: steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel architecture facade, facade design architecture, house facade design, window facade design, glass facade design, facade architecture organic facade, freeform facade
FRENER & REIFER is responsible for the complete design-engineering, fabrication and installation of all the glass facades on the second floor of the new Duka AG HQ as well as the entrance hall.

Architect: KUP
📸 Samuel Holzner 

FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, modern facade design, facade design architecture, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern glass house exterior design
DUKA AG - Head Office, Italy
FRENER & REIFER is responsible for the complete design-engineering, fabrication and installation of all the glass facades on the second floor of the new Duka AG HQ as well as the entrance hall. Architect: KUP 📸 Samuel Holzner FRENER & REIFER talks about these topics: facade, modern facade design, facade design architecture, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house exterior, modern glass house architecture, modern glass house exterior design
The "Vertikale" climbing hall in Bressanone, South Tyrol was built in 2012 to the designs of architects Wolfgang Meraner and Martin Mutschlechner, with FRENER & REIFER acting as the lead facade construction company.

Architect: Dr. Arch. Wolfgang
📸 Oliver Jaist

We talk about the following things: facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel building homes, steel architecture Action, Climbing Hall, Architecture Life, Architecture Photography
Climbing Area Vertikale Brixen, Italy
The "Vertikale" climbing hall in Bressanone, South Tyrol was built in 2012 to the designs of architects Wolfgang Meraner and Martin Mutschlechner, with FRENER & REIFER acting as the lead facade construction company. Architect: Dr. Arch. Wolfgang 📸 Oliver Jaist We talk about the following things: facade design, modern facade design, facade design architecture, steel building homes, steel architecture, stainless steel architecture, steel building homes, steel architecture