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Cristalchile Bottling Factory – Llay-Llay, Chile

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Building: Cristalchile Bottling Factory
Location: Llay-Llay, Chile
Architect: Guillermo Hevia Architects (GH+A)
Collaborating Architect: Francisco Carrión G.
Development/CAD: Marcela Suazo M.
Built Area: 27500 sqm
Completed: 2006

AE Interest:
undulating rooftops are “image of a mantle moved by the winds of the area”, passive ventilation, Venturi effect ” hot air from production area  is taken  out and temperature is dissipated through holes in the glass facades”, glass facades, only natural zenithal lighting during the day, geothermic heating [a]
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Written by quiton

September 8, 2016 at 11:03 pm

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Carozzi Production and Research Food Center – San Bernardo, Chile

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Building: Carozzi Production and Research Food Center
Location: San Bernardo, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Owner: CAROZZI
Architect: Gulliermo Hevia Architects (GH+A)
Lead Architects: Tomás Villalón A., Francisco Carrión G., Javier González E.
Collaborating Architects: Maureen Hänel G., Felipe Urrejola C.
Structural Engineer: Yanko Morales U.
Contractor: Constructora ENV Ltda.
Size: 52000 sqm
Completed: 2012

AE Interest:
Undulating roofs mimic Andes mountains, “passive ventilation, water recovery, natural illumination, rational use of the hydric resources”, “double skins, ventilated façades”, public space between factories, interprets the geographic environment [a]
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Written by quiton

September 8, 2016 at 11:03 pm

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Ferreteria O´Higgins – Pudahuel, Chile

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Building: Ferreteria O’Higgins
Location: Pudahuel, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Architect: Guillermo Hieva Architects (GH+A)
Lead Architects: Tomás Villalón A., Francisco Carrión G, Robin Renner
Contractor: Pitágora S.A.
Lighting: Opendark
Exterior Skin: Hunter Douglas
Climate Consultant: BIOTECH Chile Consultores Ltda.

AE Interest:
Corten steel double skin that “protects the inside from the exterior temperature and direct solar radiation”, wall as thermal barrier, “vertical Venturi effect of passive ventilation”, geothermic weather conditioning, translucent veils, insulated panel interior, displays shades of orange and brown throughout the day [a]
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Written by quiton

September 8, 2016 at 11:02 pm

Posted in Built