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Talca Hotel & Casino – Talca, Chile

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Building: Talca Hotel & Casino
Architects: Rodrigo Duque Motta + Rafael Hevia García-Huidobro
Location: San Miguel 2789-2945, Talca, Maule, Chile
Structural Engineer: Eduardo Valenzuela
Area: 15.0 sqm
Project Year: 2008

Interests: Thermal considerations such as double walls, ventilated façade, roof garden, heightened spaces, and a “free cooling” A/C system which acts by stopping mechanical cooling and injecting exterior air when interior temperature is higher, were taken into account.
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Written by Lorena de la Cruz

September 8, 2015 at 2:29 pm

Posted in Built

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