Office Building for the World Trade Center Almeda Park in Cornellà, Barcelona

Office Building for the World Trade Center Almeda Park in Cornellà

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The inner courtyard is conceived as a naturally ventilated space in the Mediterranean tradition as opposed to the glazed, air-conditioned lobby of Northern European business centres.

The envelope design is based on the time-honoured quality of zinc and the relation (by opposition) to the context: zero expressivity in the surfaces and a marked chiaroscuro effect in the projections that protect the windows facing the sun.

Josep Lluís Mateo

Typology: Office Building
Competition: 1st Prize
Project: 2005-2006
Construction: 2004-2008
Surface: 15,000 m2 + 32,255 m2 parking
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Photo: Pedro Pegenaute

Aplus Award 2010 (Vía Group), Best office building

Office building in Cornellà, Barcelona.
World Trade Center in Cornellà, Barcelona. Natural heating and cooling
World Trade Center in Cornellà, Barcelona. Natural heating and cooling
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