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UC Innovation Center – Santiago, Chile

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Building:  UC Innovation Center
Location: Santiago, Chile
Address:
Architect: Alejandro Aravena – ELEMENTAL
Structural Engineer: Mario Alvarez – Sirve S.A.
Total Floor Area: 8176 m²
Construction phase: 2012-2014
Materials: reinforced concrete, steel, wood, glass
Cost: 18 million USD

AE Interest: Uses a large thermal mass to account for Santiago’s desert climate instead of windows which would produce a greenhouse effect, has an atrium to allow indirect light inside the building and promote a sense of openness. [a]

Written by Jaime Cueva

September 7, 2016 at 2:03 pm

Posted in Built

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