development project for the Swiss Embassy in the city of Madrid. We
implemented the technical systems necessary to achieve
the best conditions of climatic comfort and functionality.
The Swiss Embassy in Madrid aims to be
more than just a space that hosts the program stipulated. The underlying of a
country like Switzerland, linked to nature, mountains and with a genuine
architectural tradition in terms of materials and technology, is well present
in the project concept.
The project is generated from two bays,
two tablets connected at different points and heights and delimiting a
courtyard, where all the spaces of the embassy look. This patio is visually
connected throughout the entire project space and links the two ends.
The heart of the
project is the air
conditioning, sanitation and ventilation system. Adding the
maximum conditions required by law for fire safety, maximum noise
levels, evacuation and accessibility for people with
The program is therefore reflected in both
bays, dedicating the west bay to the public part and the other one to the
private areas of the project.
In addition, our focus was in the house of the ambassador of
Switzerland, doing a detailed study of its comfort conditions, located on
the roof of one of the volumes.