Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
TVN Regional Office in Talcahuano, Chile by Nicolás Lipthay | L2C
June 22nd, 2011 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Nicolás Lipthay | L2C
This building, which is the first one built under the renewal process of the regional offices of the national TV station (Television Nacional de Chile) and the winner of a public bidding, reflects the need of the national station of create architectural prototypes for the north, center and south of our country, in line with the characteristics of each of these geographic areas and respecting the construction costs.
The proposal at national level is based on two independent volumes, with a facade system that change according to their location along the country, achieving a harmonious relationship with the environment and improving their thermal efficiency.
The first volume, of greater height, contains the study of television, a technical compartment and the journalistic editing and writing rooms. Its exterior transforms into a great graphic and lighting support, providing a strong corporate identity across the country.
The second volume corresponds to a bar that addresses the administrative, recreational and technical areas, with a facade that changes according each environment. The proposal contemplates different facade solutions according to the different areas of the country.
The project has high technical and comfort standards, has a timeless and flexible image, allowing the growth both of the offices as of the studio
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