9 – 2021


With the widespread tendency today to articulate buildings architecturally once again and to craft and shape building volumes, the cornice has also made its way back to architecture. Thanks to cornices facades have greater depth and scale. Above and beyond this aesthetic gain, a cornice allows sun protection to be better integrated or a building to interlock more convincingly with urban space. But in contemporary architecture, what does it mean to work with cornices?


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