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Portia Winery – Burgos, Spain

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Building: Portia Winery
Location: Burgos, Spain
Status: Completed 2010
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural and Mechanical Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: FCC
Project Manager: Pointec
Lighting Consultant: Claude Engle

AE Interest: Uses natural topography to aid wine process, reducing building’s energy use and maximizing efficiency,  concrete structure of Corten steel, roof has photovoltaic cells and concrete to cool interior.

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Written by Aliasgar Amiji

September 28, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Posted in Built

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