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BBVA Bancomer Tower / LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA + Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

  • 14:00 - 11 February, 2016
BBVA Bancomer Tower / LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA + Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
BBVA Bancomer Tower / LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA + Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, © Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

© Lourdes Legorreta © Mark Gorton © Lourdes Legorreta © Lourdes Legorreta +20

  • Client

    Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer
  • Legorreta + Legorreta (LEGORRETA ®) Team

    Ricardo Legorreta, Víctor Legorreta, Miguel Almaraz, Adriana Ciklik, Carlos Vargas, Miguel Alatriste, Víctor Figueroa, Mariana Gómez, José Luis Barrera, Gerardo Martínez, Alejandro Ramírez, Guillermo Mateos, Óscar Islas, José Luis Corona, Diego Cuevas, Armando Echávez, Satoshi Kawakami, Tania Bárcena, Andres Martinez – Lanz, Jorge Vallarta, Alejandro Zamna, Francisco Espinosa, Samuel Corona, Lourdes del Val, Daniela Muñoz, Emmanuel Pérez, Fernanda Argüello, Luis Antonio Oviedo, Álvaro Hernández, Margarita Castro, Xavier Valladares, Berenice Corona, Gerardo González, Francisco Toledo, Roberto López, Noé Báez, Miguel Ángel Aguilar, Ivan Torrejón, Regina Martínez, Francisco Arellano, Oswaldo Anaya, Fredy López y Joel Rojas.
  • Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Team

    Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk, Ivan Harbour, Mike Davies, Lennart Grut, Andrew Morris, Richard Paul, Ian Birtles, Simon Smithson, Tracy Meller, John McElgunn, Stephen Barrett, Andrew Tyley, Stephen Light, James Leathem, Georgina Robledo, Mark Darbon, Mark Gorton, Douglas Paul, Dennis Austin, Matt Cooper, Benjamin Darras, Michael Hughes, Dirk Krolikowski, Leonardo Pelleriti, Barbara Perez, James Stoops, Simon Tonks y Alex Zimmerman.
  • Interior Design

    LegoRogers / Skidmore Owins & Merril (SOM)
  • Structural Engineer

    ARUP, Colinas de Buen S.A. de C.V.
  • Public Healt Installations

    ARUP, Garza Maldonado y Asociados S.C.
  • Air Conditioning

    DYPRO S.A. de C.V.
  • Security

    LOGEN S.A. de C.V.
  • Consultant Smoke Detection

    LOGEN S.A. de C.V.
  • Acoustic

    Saad Acústica S.A. de C.V.
  • Signage

    Rommy Serrano
  • Parking Consultant

    Walker Parking Consultant
  • Geotechnical Engineer

    Ingeniería Experimental
  • Heliport Consultant

    ATG Ing.,
  • Traffic Impact Consultant

    ITT
  • Planning and Environmental Consultant

    Asesoría Urbana
  • Catering Consultant

    Grupo Lux
  • Multimedia

    Saad Acústica S.A. de C.V.
  • LEED Consultant

    HKS Inc
  • Thermal Analysis Facade Consultant

    DYPRO S.A. de C.V.
  • Fire Code Consultant

  • Transportation Consultant

  • Electrical Consultant

    ARUP, DEC
  • Wind Tunnel Study

    RWDI Consulting Engineers
  • Consultant Codes and Regulations

    Luis Rosales
  • Renders

    DECC
  • Landscape Design

    Espacios Verdes S.A. de C.V.
  • Cost Consultant

    Ingeniería de Proyectos y Supervisión (INPROS S.A. de C.V.)
  • Construction

    Turner Construction Company, Marhnos Construcciones S.A. de C.V.
  • Number of floors

    50 pisos sobre nivel de banqueta + 3 pisos técnicos
  • Total height

    235 m
  • More SpecsLess Specs
© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

From the architect. The 50-storey office tower is the first completed building by LegoRogers, a collaboration between international architectural practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Mexican firm Legorreta + Legorreta. The architecture brings together both practice’s different architectural languages yet common values to create a building that is both contextual and distinctive. 

© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

Located on the Paseo de la Reforma, the tower marks a gateway to Chapultepec Park with sky gardens overlooking the city and the park. The architecture aims to promote a sense of community and interaction between staff. On the ground floor, the triple-height lobby sits on the corner of Paseo de la Reforma, which links the daily operations of the bank branch with executive-level commercial businesses at higher levels. In the lobby, glass elevators face the park and will transport visitors arriving by foot, as well as the employees up to the sky lobby at level 12. The sky lobby is a window to the city and the park. This area will be used for exhibitions and public events and connects the hall and dining room with terraces overlooking Chapultepec Park. At this level security manages visitor access to the building. 

Section
Section

The VIPs and executives access the building through a separate lobby on the ground floor, with a dedicated access area for vehicles to guarantee a high level of security and privacy. The executive elevator offers direct access to the top executive floors and discreet access to public floors of the building, including the heliport.

© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

 The building’s main structure is externally expressed to provide flexibility in planning internal office spaces. 

© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

The external braced frame provides the seismic structural system to the building allowing the core to be arranged diagonally organising office space on two sides. The result moves away from the traditional centre core, four sided floor layout and responds to the spectacular views towards the city and Chapultepec Park. 

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Sky gardens every nine floors create outdoor space within the tower and provide meeting and break-out areas where people can enjoy spectacular views of the city. 

© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

The façade design is inspired by the Mexican traditions and architectural heritage. The geometry of the diagonal structure is used to create a lattice frame to protect the façade from direct light and heat from the sun. As a result, the building has been awarded a Gold LEED energy standard. 

Sky Lobby Plan
Sky Lobby Plan

The tower provides 78,800m2 of prime office space for BBVA Bancomer and can accommodate 4,500 members of staff. 

© Ma. Dolores Robles Martínez G
© Ma. Dolores Robles Martínez G

© Mark Gorton
© Mark Gorton

Facade
Facade

© Lourdes Legorreta
© Lourdes Legorreta

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