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[blockquote type="blockquote_line" align="left"]Program:
Office Building
Phase:
Competition
Location:
Como, Italy[/blockquote]One Building includes two functions: administrative offices for the manufacturers association of Como and a training center for future employees working in the construction industry. A building with two different entities will necessarily have an hybrid nature but not necessarily fragmentary one. The building is a single volume that developed itself on the edges of the plot. The form is a simple maintenance of the edges of the plot with only two exceptions: the entrance square and the area of ​​outdoor laboratories klicka för mera information. These two areas break the trapezoidal shape of the site and make the volume more animated and iridescent. The façade, in fact develops a changing character: vertical wood blades allow the façade a visual effect that could be perceived mainly from the cars passing by. The façade changes its transparency depending on the angle from which it is viewed. At the same time the wood acts as a sun shader on the parts of the facade more exposed to natural light.