May 23rd, 2013: Christoph von Oefele enters P212 together with our 3rd-year students from the BA Climatic Engineering. They have in mind to discover how a modern window is built, of how many parts this window consists. So they take two samples apart, like in an anatomy course: first a sliding door sample, then a fixed glazing construction.

See how this is done:

The next step will be to draw each single part and to research its origin, its production and transportation ways, in order to find out whether we risk the loss of complexity in architecture by making building products way too complicated…