Óscar Miguel Ares Álvarez, Cortes Metalúrgicos Oviedo HQ in Valladolid
Photos: Jesús J. Ruiz Alonso y Pedro Iván Ramos Martín
On Calle Aluminio of the San Cristóbal industrial park in Valladolid are new facilities of the company Cortes Metalúrgicos Oviedo, designed by Óscar Miguel Ares Álvarez (Valladolid, 1972). The 7,500-square-meter project was conceived from the section. Wrapped in a skin of corrugated sheets, a series of counterbalancing elements attached in height to each other form a vertical stacking that optimizes incoming natural light, minimizing energy consumption and creating an atmosphere suitable to work spaces that combine production and offices. The administrative area presents two levels. The lower one of glass surfaces is set back slightly, and the upper one is a suspended prism of U-Glass.
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