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High Court of Justice and Supreme Court – Madrid, Spain

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Building:  High Court of Justice and Supreme Court
Location: Madrid, Spain
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Client: Comunidad de Madrid
Appointment: 2006

AE Interests: Building communities, full height atrium, glass and steel façades allowing for transparency yet minimize unwanted solar gain

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Written by Callen Holguin

September 8, 2015 at 4:06 pm

Posted in Built

Vallecas 51 – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Vallecas 51
Location: Madrid, Spain
Architect: SOMOS Architects
Structural Engineer: Deroman SL
MEP Engineer:  GD Inco SL
Façade Engineer: Proesga + Gallina.IT Aislux
Constructor: IMASATEC
Completion: 2009
Presented at Architecture Week 2009

AE Interests: Poly-carbonate paneled façade on aluminum substructure creates a sustainable and recyclable skin, Multipurpose building(residential and commercial)

Written by Callen Holguin

September 8, 2015 at 2:58 pm

Posted in Built

Repsol Headquarters – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Repsol Headquarters Madrid: Spanish Office Campus
Location: Calle de Méndez Álvaro, 50, 28045 Madrid, Spain
Architects: Rafael de La-Hoz
Completion: 2013
Area: 123,000 sqm
Facilities Specialist: Rafael Úrculo
Landscaping Artist: Tilman Latz
Builder: Sacyr

AEInterests: Glass panels, large steel supports
Awards: The Iberoamerican CIDI Council Award: ‘2015 Landmark Building’
LEED Platinum Certification – One of the most sustainable buildings in Europe

Written by Callen Holguin

September 3, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Posted in Built

Parish Church of Santa Monica – Madrid, Spain

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Building: Parish Church of Santa Monica
Location: Madrid, Spain
Architect: Vicens & Ramos
Structural Consultant: Andres Rubio
Facilities Consultant: 3i
Completion: 2009

AEInterests: Geometric window protrusions, interior natural lighting, structural steel

Written by Callen Holguin

September 3, 2015 at 1:43 pm

Posted in Built