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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]

Written by quiton

September 8, 2016 at 11:02 pm

Posted in Built

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