Gallery: Spanish Highrise Keeps Its Cool Under a Double Skin

 

This striking new tower in the town of Irun, Spain features a double skin and series of rooftop gardens to set it apart from other mundane office buildings. It is built over an existing underground parking garage and it rises above the complex to offer vast views of the surrounding countryside. The double skin design by Hoz Fontán Arquitectos keeps things cool, dampening the intense Mediterranean sun and scooping up prevailing breezes.

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