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The project arises from the need to respond to gaps …

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The project arises from the need to respond to gaps in use andoperation of the building and to internal problems of radiation andillumination generated by the current façade. The project requiresthe re-use and re-distribution of operational areas, district officesand its institutional zones. This is resolved with glass screens ofvarying degrees of opacity, colors and designs that create a new ar-tificial landscape of outer space.

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The façade is resolved with a se-cond skin which consists of modules of 5mm sheet-aluminum pa-neling, with perforations varying in density according to lightingneeds for comfort and energy dissipation in relation to heat gainsand radiation. The metallic shades in the new skin react to atmos-pheric changes and especially to the different sunsets that occurin this vast and open area of Arganda del Rey where the ControlCenter is located.

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