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Biblioteca TEC – Monterrey, Mexico

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Building: Biblioteca TEC
Location: Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Architect: Sasaki Associates
Architects of Record: GLR Arquitectos, RDPL Arquitectos
Structural Engineering: Sasaki
BIM Manager: ConVirtus Soluciones BIM
Completion: 2017
AE Interest: Use of thermal resistant glass façade (only absorbs 23% of heat received), vertical metal shading, green screen, roof terrace with view of Cerro de la Silla, exterior light sensors to automatically open and close interior blinds and adjust air-conditioning, storm water collection system, pursuing LEED Gold certification.

Articles/Videos: [a1, v1, v2]

Written by Andrea Armendariz

September 26, 2018 at 8:55 pm

Posted in Built

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