BTEK - Technology Interpretation Center / ACXT

BTEK - Technology Interpretation Center / ACXT

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  • Architects: ACXT
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2007
  • Photographs Photographs:  Aitor Ortiz

Text description provided by the architects. BTEK is an interpretation centre for new technologies, aimed at student visitors.

The Centre’s promoter, Parque Tecnológico, S.A., (Technology Park) set out the following as the most important guidelines:

Create a very flexible and varied exhibition space, able to accommodate all types of exhibitions.

© Aitor Ortiz
© Aitor Ortiz

Installations should be highly energy efficient (geothermal systems for climate control) and that use renewable energy sources (a building-integrated photovoltaic system connected to a 60kw network).

The geometry of the covering where the solar panels are integrated should be triangular—similar to the shape of Technology Park’s logo.

© Aitor Ortiz
© Aitor Ortiz

The site’s location, on one of the highest points of the Vizcaya Technology Park and close to the Bilbao airport’s flight path for takeoffs and landings, helps with the aim of making the building a landmark in its landscape.

© Aitor Ortiz
© Aitor Ortiz

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Address:Derio, Bizkaia, Spain

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Cite: "BTEK - Technology Interpretation Center / ACXT" 01 Nov 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/39177/btek-technology-interpretation-center-acxt> ISSN 0719-8884
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BTEK - 科技讲解中心 / ACXT

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