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what would free form architecture be without innovative facade systems & smart detailing?

...that's why you find them here, by skin, structure or special feature

on each portal you find a gallery of the latest facade projects

icons are highlighted for the active project to indicate its geometry, structure, applied materials & special features

click on a project to find out more about it: more images, video, texts & comments

if you are looking for a specific facade, you can use our advanced filters...

...or simply click on an icon to filter all facades with that geometry, structure, material or feature

and if a facade is not yet on free-D, you could add it here!

enjoy exploring!

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The free-D database contains hundreds of facades and to allow you to quickly find the facade you're looking for you can simply search by keyword or use the advanced filters. By default each filter is set to 'any'. For instance it will look for 'any Architect' unless you specify one by selecting an entry.
You can use the grid filter in the results viewer at the top of the page or do a more specific search by selecting a filter category on the left and customize your search.

about the online documentation platform on non-orthogonal buildings. The motivation and relevance of the free-D project is based on the increasing degree of geometrical variation and complexity in non-orthogonal buildings worldwide.
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