Perforated Metal Skin Shields Office From The Sun’s Rays [Pics]

Perforated Metal Skin Shields Office From The Sun’s Rays [Pics]

Communications company gets a futuristic makeover.

Lara Piras
  • 16 july 2013

Architecture firm Herreros Arquitectos has completely renovated Spanish company Hispasat’s existing headquarters by placing a perforated facade made from sheet aluminum around the building’s exterior. This facade helps to control solar radiation and rising temperatures within the office building bringing the working environment back to a bearable one as it once was. The pattern of the diamond-shaped cutouts cleverly adapts to the building’s lighting and climate control needs.


The design also gives the building, originally built in the 70s, a futuristic feel and look to reflect the current rebranding process of the company.

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Herreros Arquitectos // Hispasat

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