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Torre BBVA Bancomer – Mexico City, Mexico

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Building: Torre BBVA Bancomer (BBVA Bancomer Tower)
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Architect: LegoRogers, (Legorreta + Legorreta and Rogers Stirk Harbour)
Structural Engineer: Arup, Grupo Colinas de Buen
Construction Engineer: Turner with local partner Marhnos Engineering & Construction
M+E design: Arup
HVAC Engineer: DYPRO
Lighting Engineer: Fisher Marantz Stone
Cost Consultant: INPROS
Height: 781 ft, 52 floors above ground, 7 below
Completion: To be completed by late 2015, started on 2010

AE Interest: LEED Gold, sky gardens every ninth floor, geometry of the exterior shading used to create a lattice design protecting the façade from sunlight and heat while optimizing natural daylight.

Written by Bruno Chiquini

September 11, 2015 at 7:41 pm

Posted in Built

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