Andrew Michler

Wood-Clad Environmental HQ in Spain is A Green Gathering Place

by , 07/28/10
filed under: Architecture, Urban design

The roof is quite a mutitasker — taking advantage of good orientation, the embedded solar panels feed the local grid to offset the building’s energy consumption. A planted section provides natural habitat and helps reduce cooling needs and the urban heat island effect. A public path allows access to views of the river and park. The roof also collects rain water for building use.

+ Magén Arquitectos

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