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  7. Technological Park of Coruña University / Angel Rico Painceiras & Manuel Vazquez Muiño

Technological Park of Coruña University / Angel Rico Painceiras & Manuel Vazquez Muiño

  • 01:00 - 22 January, 2015
Technological Park of Coruña University / Angel Rico Painceiras & Manuel Vazquez Muiño
© Hector Santos Diez
© Hector Santos Diez

© Hector Santos Diez  © Hector Santos Diez  © Hector Santos Diez  © Hector Santos Diez  + 32

  • Technical architect

    Manuel Lopez Lamas
  • Collaborator (office)

    Ingrid Edo Bosch, Roberto Regatos Gomez
  • Collaborator (external)

    Carolo Losada Soto
  • Security

    Alberto Lopez Gomez
  • Lighting

    Jose Maria Sanchez Rosa
© Hector Santos Diez
© Hector Santos Diez

Text description provided by the architects. The building is a part of the technological park of the A Coruña University. This technological park is formed by another six buildings interconnected among them. The plan for the Technological Park established that each building must have two volumes; one of them of four floors and the other of two. These two volumes will be divided by a pedestrian public space that will connect transversally all the buildings of the park.

Technological Park of Coruña University / Angel Rico Painceiras & Manuel Vazquez Muiño, © Hector Santos Diez
© Hector Santos Diez

Taking into consideration the volume derived from the regulations, our project is based on two simple excavation operations. The small volume allow us to create the pedestrian and cars entrances. The excavation of the bigger volume, conceived as a patio, allow us to have a visual relationship among the different parts of the building and a relationship with the public exterior space.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The entrance to the building takes place through a ramp with a slope contrary to that of the street. This ramp elevates the ground-floor level to allow the entrance of cars to the basement plant. The patio allows not only the aforementioned visual relationships but a good illumination and ventilation of the ground-floor. A crossing footbridge with a small slope guarantees the continuation of the pedestrian pathway. On the conception of the building, the fundamental premises are sustainability, versatility, flexibility and the clarity of the itinerary.

© Hector Santos Diez
© Hector Santos Diez

Sustainable aspects of the work

-The roof level contains a field of solar panels.
-The residual cold air produced by the heating system is used for the refrigeration of the computer servers.
-Solar control, through a lattice of deployé and multi-layered glass.
-LED system of lightning.
-The patios introduce natural light even at the second basement. Vegetal treatment of these patios.

© Hector Santos Diez
© Hector Santos Diez

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Cite: "Technological Park of Coruña University / Angel Rico Painceiras & Manuel Vazquez Muiño" 22 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/590111/technological-park-of-coruna-university-c-i-c-a-angel-rico-painceiras-y-manuel-vazquez-muino/> ISSN 0719-8884
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