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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Glass bottling Plant Cristalchile in V Región, Chile by Guillermo Hevia

 
April 12th, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Guillermo Hevia

An undulating mantle making an analogy with the geographical area placed in favor of the predominant  winds. The use of multiple maintainable  technologies creates the suitable environment for working and production of glass bottling.

The project is a Glass Bottle Factory located to the north of Santiago, Chile, in an extremely windy valley surrounded by mountains, called Llay-Llay, which in the mapuche language means wind-wind.

Image Courtesy Guy Wenborne

  • Architects: Guillermo Hevia
  • Project: Glass bottling Plant Cristalchile
  • Location:  Ruta 5 Norte, Km. 85, Llay-Llay, V Región – Chile.
  • Collaborators: Francisco Carrión G.  Architect, Marcela Suazo M. Development / Cad
  • Bioclimate: Biotech Chile Consultores,   Jorge Ramirez F.
  • Area Surface: 270.000 M2
  • Building Area: 27.500  M2
  • Year: 2006
  • Building Materials: Steel, Serigraphiated Glass And Concrete.
  • Software used: Autocad, 3dmax, Cinema4D + Vray and TAS for bioclimatic evaluation

Image Courtesy Felipe Camus

This location was an opportunity and a real challenge for our project so the main idea is a waving mantle moved by the winds of the area, making an analogy to the geography and the landscape. The wavy shape seems the mountains of the landscape and also presents less resistance to the wind.

The transparencies of the glass façade makes the production process transparent and it´s also an  architectonic speech of simple and categorical decisions, emphasizing  the handling of light and shadows, showing the huge industrial scale.
Cristalchile also incorporates bioclimatic technology, such as geotherm, acoustic isolation and natural ventilation and lighting putting itself at the vanguard of industrial buildings.

Image Courtesy Felipe Camus

Sustainable Features

Building has a geothermal system to obtain natural air conditioning. The air passes through several lines of underground pipes before introducing it, into the building.  This uses the land as heat interchanger because the land has a constant temperature. So, it can cool in summer and offer warmth in winter.

1. Instead of air conditioning and central heating system we propose a geothermal system for interior environment.
2. Instead of a mechanical system of ventilation and extraction…, we propose a natural Venturi system by the roof.
3. Instead of artificial lighting, we propose natural zenithal lighting and glass walls during the day. In summer we can work, up to 12 hours with natural light.
4. Instead of typical closed spaces, we propose open spaces with views to the landscape.
5. Instead of poor industrial working conditions, we look for quality of life in the working environment.

Image Courtesy Guy Wenborne

Image Courtesy Felipe Camus

Image Courtesy Guy Wenborne

Image Courtesy Guy Wenborne

Image Courtesy Felipe Camus

Image Courtesy Felipe Camus

Image Courtesy Guy Wenborne

Image Courtesy Guillermo Hevia

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