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  7. Proingas / Gonzalo Iturriaga | Arquitectos

Proingas / Gonzalo Iturriaga | Arquitectos

  • 00:00 - 22 March, 2013
Proingas / Gonzalo Iturriaga | Arquitectos
Proingas / Gonzalo Iturriaga | Arquitectos, © Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre

© Gonzalo Iturriaga © Gonzalo Iturriaga © Gonzalo Iturriaga © Gonzalo Iturriaga + 42

  • Architects

  • Location

    Los Olivos, Pudahuel, Región Metropolitana, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    WA Arquitectos
  • Design Team

    Gonzalo Iturriaga, Catalina Gómez Beck
  • Structural Engineering

    Carlos Molina
  • Area

    1300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre

Text description provided by the architects. Located in the Enea Industrial Complex in Santiago, Chile, this building accommodates the administration offices and a showroom for Proingas, an industrial machinery reseller. The technological importance of the company, together with climate conditions of the site, were taken into account to define the design parameters of the project.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

Section Elevation Second Floor Plan Detail + 42

The building is composed of three parts: a two story L-shape volume that contains the offices and storage spaces completing the north and west sides of the building, a large double-height showroom space, and an exterior permeable skin that provides solar control to the north and west facades.

© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre

The offices are organized in the second level along a hallway that looks down to the showroom. 

The layout of the offices is separated in two parts, one being a flexible open space and the other, a series of administration offices. The showroom is a large storage and exhibition space for the machinery, that is visually connected to the offices.

© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre
Model
Model

Stretch Metal Skin

Given the site's dry climate and its exposure to major solar radiation from the north and the west, solar control was extremely important for this project. Therefore, a stretched metal skin with 20mm spacing was designed to provide shade and allow the proper ventilation of the office volume. This skin is supported by a steel structure that gives shape to the faceted facade.

© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre
© Pablo Casals Aguirre

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Cite: "Proingas / Gonzalo Iturriaga | Arquitectos" 22 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/348494/proingas-wa-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884
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