Photovoltaic Factory and Offices / Quadrante Arquitectura


Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: , Portugal
Collaborators: João Rainha Castro
Promoter / Client: Acciona Solar
Project Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2007
Photographers: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra


The two storeys Administrative Building and Photovoltaic Panels Factory in Moura, located in the Tecnopolo, is all covered in metal sheet with horizontal orientation, combined with wall-building concerte block and glass.


The aim, was that this new “strange building” located in Tecnopolo, soon could give the idea of existing element, that naturally grew in the place, and at the same time intends to become a “lighthouse”, singular and unique. Specified to be a building generator of new dinamics, the use of materials of manufacter scope are taken with high formal design care.

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