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  7. Tres Picos Tower / LBR + A

Tres Picos Tower / LBR + A

  • 15:00 - 29 May, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Tres Picos Tower / LBR + A
Tres Picos Tower / LBR + A, © Alfonso Merchand
© Alfonso Merchand

© Alfonso Merchand © Alfonso Merchand © Alfonso Merchand © Alfonso Merchand + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle Arquimedes, Polanco, 11550 Mexico City, Mexico
  • Project Architect

    Benjamín Romano
  • Design Team

    Carlos Espinosa, Gerardo Galicia
  • Project Area

    3905.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Structural Design

    Federico Alcaraz
  • Electrical

    Raúl Uribe- UIASA
  • Plumbing

    Francisco Garza- GMA
  • Construction

    Antonella Morittu
  • HVAC

    Sergio Armella- DYPRO
  • Special Services

    Alfredo Evangelista- Honeywell
  • Robotic Parking

    MP Systems
  • Client/Owner and Construction Company

    Fondo Hexa, S.A. de C.V.
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© Alfonso Merchand
© Alfonso Merchand

Text description provided by the architects. The geometric complexity of the terrain, the views from the site, the large urban potential and the slender structure were the detonators of the architectural design: a free space delimited by two steel walls that support, contain and direct the views.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Basement Floor Plan Typical Floor Plan East Elevation South Elevation + 22

Careful interpretation and application of regulations allowed us to integrate in an area of 167.00 m2, more than 1,600.00 m2 of offices divided into 9 levels, room for 48 cars, and a common terrace on the top level.

© Alfonso Merchand
© Alfonso Merchand

Only two slender structural steel walls, along with slabs, support the gravitational and seismic loads and release the ground floor for free pedestrian flow. The open plan without columns increases the profitable space. The load bearing walls are double steel panels that function as thermal insulation as well as the double glass facade on the south side.

Corte Fugado
Corte Fugado

The corporate offices program generated a significant demand for cars, resolved with an underground robotic parking that partially occupies the space under the street.

The construction of the building, mainly prefabricated and assembled on site, took place over a short period of time.

© Alfonso Merchand
© Alfonso Merchand

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Cite: "Tres Picos Tower / LBR + A" [Torre Tres Picos / LBR + A] 29 May 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/634987/tres-picos-tower-lbr-a/> ISSN 0719-8884
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