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MUNICIPAL HOUSING ENTERPRISE HEAD OFFICE

Location: Rivas–Vaciamadrid. Madrid. Spain
Promoter: Rivas-Vaciamadrid Municipal Housing Enterprise
Area: 6.052,39 square meters
Total Budget: 6.279.765,48 €
Project Drafting: August 2005
Work Execution: October 2005 - January 2007
Construction company: TRIGEMER SA
Structures Calculation: Sergio Zabala, Architect
Installations Calculation: ATC SL
Geotechnics: LCC SL
Execution Direction: Beatriz Diaz, Ivan Puñal, Pedro Montesinos, Technical Architects.

This building will be used for the Municipal Housing Enterprise offices. It is formed by two parallel sections that unite in the frontal façade, destined to general use, which flank a central atrium. This atrium has several uses: on the one hand is the main entrance, on the other is a room, but it also acts as a climate regulator. Apart from the two storeys for offices, there are two low-level storeys for an auditorium, archives and parking lot. The building´s skin is curtain wall with a transparent glazing in the premises and opaque lacquered glasses in the blind areas; most of the holes have domotically regulated sunscreen slats or a protection glazing. The solar energy collection is done by means of a PVC sheet which incorporates photovoltaic elements.