Gallery: Wood-Wrapped Green Office Complex Opens in Chile


The new home for Santiago, Chile-based Empresas Transoceánica is as much a park as an office. The long, narrow, bulbous shape of the building not only creates an organic element on the landscape but also allows daylight to penetrate into the space and provide views for all points in the interior. The building’s orientation is set to maximize natural lumens, and a wood-screened façade to the north side helps reduce heat gain. A green-roofed parking garage tucked under the building allows the undulating land surrounding the office to become an extension of the working environment.

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  1. futurestandard November 2, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    Now this motivates us to finish painting our office! What an accomplishment and standard setter this office is. It\’s good to be Chilean right now!

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