Project published in a+t 44 Workforce A Better Place to Work 2
December 17, 2015
A comfortable room temperature for most humans is between 22º and 26º Centigrade. The project, 2226, is named after these figures and it was built by the architects Baumschlager Eberle as their own head office based on the principle of creating climate comfort through the regulation of natural air flow.
Due to the between-slab height and the 76 cm thickness of the brick walls, the heat gain obtained through solar radiation is transferred to the centre of the building. Heat sensors have been fitted to automatically open and close the windows.
The cross-pattern of the interior walls allows for air flow to be distributed evenly. This way the building remains at a stable temperature with no mechanical intervention, as the architects themselves state.
Part of the building, including the ground floor which houses a cafeteria and an art gallery, is leased out.
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