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Probiomed / Grupo de Diseño Urbano

  • 00:00 - 31 May, 2012
Probiomed / Grupo de Diseño Urbano
Probiomed / Grupo de Diseño Urbano, © Francisco Gómez Sosa
© Francisco Gómez Sosa

© Francisco Gómez Sosa © Francisco Gómez Sosa © Francisco Gómez Sosa © Francisco Gómez Sosa + 13

  • Architects

    Grupo de Diseño Urbano - Mario Schjetnan, Marco Arturo González
  • Location

    Tenancingo, Mexico
  • Colectivo

    MxAntonio Plá Pérez, Tania Hernández Salazar, Fátima Chavarría
  • Structural Design

    Grupo SAI, Gerson Huerta
  • Area

    12 Ha
  • Client

    PROBIOMED S.A. de C.V
  • Photographs

   

© Francisco Gómez Sosa
© Francisco Gómez Sosa

Our office GDU, together with Antonio Plá architects have been hired to prepare the master plan, architecture and landscape architecture of the campus, plant, laboratories, offices and the corporate dining hall for employees and executives. The campus will contain similar companies and future projects for the company.

elevation
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The Dining hall was located in the higher portion of the site, in the midst of an old avocado orchard. Taking advantage of the slope, a potable water cistern was located next to the building, creating a still water mirror which partially surrounds the dining hall, creating a pleasant aquatic landscape.

The roof form was tilted towards the north façade to open views to distant and near mountains and to capture natural light. The inclination of the roof allows rain water to be deposited in the still water fountain and into the cistern. The building has natural cross ventilation allowing windows to open and close. The dining hall has become an important social center where scientists, employees, workers and executives interact, as well as a space of tranquility, relax and meditation.

© Francisco Gómez Sosa
© Francisco Gómez Sosa

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Probiomed 生物科技园区 / Grupo de Diseño Urbano