STUDY OF THE FACADE

COAC – Final stage competition for the retrofitting of the  building of the Architects association

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The project consisted in the design for the new façade of COAC -Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya. The proposal of the architects Casadevall + Sayares is the application of a second skin on the existing façade, attached to the existing structure. The second skin consist in a metal grid that screens the solar radiation in summer, allows it during winter and ensures natural ventilation to control the inside climate.

CONCEPT ANALYSIS

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RESULT COMPARISON

Energy calculation results before and after the intervention

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