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A sculptural piece in the very heart of Madrid’s most important financial district.
The Tower as sculpture

The architecture firm Fenwick Iribarren, in co-authoryship with the firm Serrano Suñer Arquitectos, have been responsible for the design of the new architectural complex.

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The challenge:

Building up on the foundations of the old Madrid Congress Center as well as removing any architectural barrier.

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The inspiration:

The roots of the Chicago’s high-rise architecture, geometric simplicity and great sobriety.

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The result:

A building made up of two parts, a horizontal “city” and a vertical one shaped as an “inverted T” that differs from everything else built up until now. It achieves the humanization of the environment through people who generate talent, innovation and technology.

Did you know that…?

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The number of Olympic pools that could be filled by the 79,365m3 of concrete.

3182

The meters of corrugated steel equal the distance between Madrid and St. Petersburg.

785

The total weight of Steel used 9,427,217 kg is equivalent to the weight of 785 buses.

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Architecture in communion with nature.

Caleido will comply with all the precepts of Blue Architecture a sustainable architecture for people.

In addition, once the construction is finished, the complex will be submitted to the jury of the U.S. Green Building Council to obtain the Leed Gold certification (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design).

A project that finally focuses on sustainability for people.

To this end, an exhaustive list of actions and elements to be incorporated into the design has been undertaken, taking into consideration invaluable sustainability criteria.

Indoor environmental quality

Efficient use of water

Sustainable location

Natural materials and resources

Energy and atmosphere

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