FAÇADE “The façade, though a relatively young concept, is the architectural element most invested with aesthetic, political and cultural meaning. Technological advances in the 20th century - bigger glass, the curtain wall, silicone, air conditioning - transform the façade into a seamless and perfectly sealed wrapper, no longer a careful composition of elements (windows, balconies, doors, roof) and functional ornamentation (columns for structure, stringcourses for rain protection) but a monolithic, all-over composition.” ADDED ATTRIBUTES Outside the sensors associated with glass that may be embedded in a curtain wall, what sensors could be included in a façade, that in turn could present an output that is representative of a population’s collective aesthetic, political or cultural circumstance?

FAÇADE “The façade, though a relatively young concept, is the architectural element most invested with aesthetic, political and cultural meaning. Technological advances in the 20th century – bigger glass, the curtain wall, silicone, air conditioning – transform the façade into a seamless and perfectly sealed wrapper, no longer a careful composition of elements (windows, balconies, doors, roof) and functional ornamentation (columns for structure, stringcourses for rain protection) but a monolithic, all-over composition.” ADDED ATTRIBUTES Outside the sensors associated with glass that may be embedded in a curtain wall, what sensors could be included in a façade, that in turn could present an output that is representative of a population’s collective aesthetic, political or cultural circumstance?