How architects Squire & Partners, Greenhill Jenner and Caruso St John create impact with unusual facades

Concept models for Squire & Partners’ Reiss building show how the acrylic used for the building facade will look under different treatments.

A striking facade is one of the most immediate ways to give a building impact, but creating something new and unusual can be hard work, discovers Pamela Buxton. Three architects reveal how they did it

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