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Distrito C, Sede C Telefónica

TeamRafael de la-Hoz
LocationMadrid, Spain
Award"Premio a la Obra Internacional" at the XI Bienal Internacional de Arquitectura Argentina BA07, Premio Aedip 2009
DescriptionDesigned to consolidate 40,000 employees in Madrid from Spain´s largest company, Telefónica. The complex includes four phases of three buildings each, for a total of twelve structures. The design and materials for the buildings are identical, this helps minimize waste, and reduces construction time. And by keeping construction and production as simple as possible, Telefonica maintains the clean, unified look the company is after. A special glass has been use in this building to reflect the sun´s heat. This building has 15,300 solar panels capable of collecting 4 million kW hours annually.

Landscape has be design using native plants, this reduces the amount of water that the building needs to operate. The building harvest the rainwater and use water saving fixtures. Telefonica has been able to streamline and simplify its operating techniques and reduce local travel expenses.

ClientTelefónica de España S.A.
Start date03-02-2004
Area Units.q.m.
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