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iGuzzini Illuminazione Ibérica Headquarters – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: iGuzzini Illuminazione Iberica Headquarters
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Design Architect: Josep Miàs
Structural Engineer: BOMA
Lighting Consultant: Josep Masbernat
Year of Completion: 2014

AE Interest: Majority of the structure built underground while the spherical portion is suspended in the air above | Possesses only one room with skylights to expose natural lighting | Highly adjustable ceilings and floors in order to simulate various lighting conditions | A pentagonal column system provides homogenuous lighting to the workspaces above

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Written by Camille Carpenter

September 10, 2014 at 1:45 pm

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