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Construction being one of the most polluting industries, in recent years architects have increased their efforts towards eco-efficient design and multiplied creative solutions for the built environment. Sustainability in buildings is now accomplished through multiple approaches, which define the end result of architects’ practice at progressively earlier stages. When resource efficiency is set as a primary design goal, buildings uncontroversially show it, no matter if this is achieved through integration of energy saving solutions, choice of materials, layout and construction solutions or the many more tools that traditional know-how as well as state of the art technology offer to the designer.

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"A good part of the architecture and design of modernity is based on almost invisible inventions, on joints, hooks, mechanisms that have had the power to make the overall structure flexible and capable of accepting challenges and conditions unimaginable at the time of their conception. The challenge is in the detail ".

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Drawing on the Salins du Midi, a historic salt extraction plant obtained from underground springs, Henna Burney and Kalijn Sibbel, material designers at Atelier Luma, developed the "Wall of Salt" project, consisting of over 4,000 square Camargue salt-based panels, which cover the walls of the elevator lobbies of nine of the twelve floors of the LUMA Arles Tower campus designed by Frank Gehry.

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