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Galindez Slope and Pau Casals Square – Bilbao, Spain

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Building:  Galindez Slope and Pau Casals Square
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Address: Jesús Galíndez Avenue Bilbao, Spain
Design
Architect: ACXT-IDOM
Structure: Javier Duran (ACXT-IDOM)
Electrical Engineer: Alvaro Gutierrez (ACXT-IDOM)
Lighting: Antón Aman
Size 115,819.7 sf

AE Interest:
urban space eliminates district barriers, lessens steep natural slopes, increases land stability, planes intermingle existing resources with concrete [a]
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Written by caitlincorich

September 7, 2016 at 12:43 pm

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Idom Headquarters – Bilbao, Spain

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Building:  IDOM Headquarters
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Address:
Design
Architect: ACXT-IDOM
Structural Engineer: IDOM
M+E Engineer: IDOM
Construction Manager: BALZOLA
Size 155,000.3 sf

AE Interest:
“green carpet” roofs hide mechanical systems and rainwater storage tanks, reduce noise pollution, and absorb CO2 emissions, sun protection slats and photovoltaic panels manage solar impacts, cold beams integrate lighting and HVAC, estimated 60% energy savings [a]
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Written by caitlincorich

September 7, 2016 at 12:07 pm

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Bilbao Arena – Bilbao, Spain

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Building:  Bilbao Arena
Location: Miribilla, Bilbao, Vizkaia, Spain
Address: Askatasuna Etorb., 13, 48003 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
Design
Architect: ACXT-IDOM
Structural Engineer: IDOM
M+E Engineer: IDOM
Construction Manager: CYCASA
Size 331,614.6 sf

AE Interest:
modern sports complex, structure imitates tree, permeable steel facade and large skylights allow natural ventilation and lighting [a];  organized to limit disturbances to surrounding residential area, “Aligator Scale” rhombus shaped steel sheets designed by architects [b]
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Written by caitlincorich

September 7, 2016 at 12:07 pm

Posted in Built