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Vital Building

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Mozas Aguirre arquitectos
 
location Vitoria-Gasteiz
function office
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This is the headquarters for the local savings bank. The building reproduces the scale of the surrounding small woods, a park of the Natura 2000 networking programme. The floor plan has a chromosome shape with four arms. The structural concept is based on pairs of exterior metal supports, clad in stainless steel composite panels. One of the arms has been conceived as a 26 metre cantilever. In this case the concept changes and the pairs do not have any structural function. A double height hall located in the heart of the building has its two fašades enclosed by a work of art. They have been constructed with bright red polyurethane panels with a manually painted biological pattern. The idea is to identify the building as a live organism in motion. A black skin made of glass protects the inhabited spaces behind the stainless steel pairs.

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Vital Building
Address
Paseo de la Biosfera 6
Spain
http://www3.cajavital.es/publica.asp?pag=2_50
&mv=2&mh=0&apdo=2#uno
Project is not public!
How to get there? The building is located in the northeast area of Vitoria-Gasteiz, near Pabellon Buesa Arena on Portal de Zurbano & Salburua park.
Completion 12- 2007
Floor area/size 10000 m2
Cost € 30000000,-
ArchitectMozas Aguirre arquitectos
structural engineerNB35
Client Caja Vital Kutxa
 
Project ID 2236
Latitude/Longitude 42°51'43N 02°38'26W
Contributed by moag
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