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Sipopo Congress Center – Equatorial Guinea, South Africa

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exterior metal screen interior
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Building: Sipopo Congress Center
Location: Equatorial Guinea, South Africa
Completion Date: June 2011
Architect: Tabanlıoğlu Architects
Structural Engineer: Emir Mühendislik, Adnan Öğüt
Contractor: Summa
AE Interests: Metal screen design and color reflects trees in the area and is placed to reduce solar gain and maintain energy efficiency, Interior alternating glass and wood panels are made to look like pineapples found in the area, All materials except the concrete had to be imported from abroad



Written by Krista Seaman

December 14, 2012 at 3:37 am

Posted in Built

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