Staggered and slightly overlapped (089)

It is surprising how this facade makes a virtue of the sometimes uncomfortable transparency of the glass.
The succession of staggered and slightly overlapped planes that, either reflect the neighboring facades, or exhibit the daily life of the interior space, combined with opaque surfaces placed in different planes and rolling interior sunscreens, manages to create an abstract order that gives coherence to the whole.

At a technical level, it is striking how those overlaps are resolved. Unlike the usual situation in these systems, where all the edges of the glass coincide with the substructure profiles, since that is where also the tightness is resolved; in this case, mechanical support and sealing do not coincide on one of the sides of each of the glass panes.

Oficinas Binicalaf

Plaza Europa, 22
08902 Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona
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