Gallegan Institute for Economic Promotion

Santiago de Compostela, España

Structural typology: OFFICE BUILDINGS
Date: July, 1999
Owner: IGAPE
Scope: detailed design

The building of the Gallegan Institute for Economic Promotion forms part of a group of three buildings, together with the ones of IGE and SERGAS which belong to the Institutional Campus of San Lázaro.

The IGAPE building is rectangular-shaped, on plan, with semi-circular rounded off corners for its four floors. This structure represents one of the main elements of the architectural proposal. It has been built with beams that constitute part of the façade and of the interior space. These beams rest on concrete walls and solid steel columns whose number increases in accordance with the increasing vertical load

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