v-oid architecture completes AGP eGlass factory in lima v-oid architecture completes AGP eGlass factory in lima
jan 15, 2016

v-oid architecture completes AGP eGlass factory in lima

v-oid architecture completes AGP eGlass factory in lima
(above) the reception desk is made of raw glass built like a flat brick wall
all images © juan solano + nicolas villaume

 

 

 

located in lima’s center industrial area, and designed by local-based v.oid architecture, the AGP eGlass factory and offices negotiates a neutral façade with a pristine interior space. this new facility is in charge of supplying the largest windscreens ever produced for a passenger car in the history of the automobile, having tesla motors as one of their main clients. over one hectare of industrial space and offices has been used to accommodate the installations.

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the white walls, floor and ceiling polarize the dark entry funnel

 

 

 

the brief of the project stated that the design had to motivate the people who work there, to encourage the operators to be as clean as possible, and for them to be submerged in a stimulating space with a clear visibility towards the industrial line. the visitor enters the space thru an all-wrapped black carpet entry corridor that opens up into a vertical triple height cylindrical space with an LED-backlit glass. the reception desk, made of raw glass built like a flat brick wall, welcomes and sets the tone of an office design connected to its production line.

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the offices and meeting rooms are all enclosed with glass, acoustic ceilings and carpets

 

 

 

the office area works as a big open space with enclosed glass areas that serve as meeting rooms. the ceilings and carpets used, optimize the acoustics of the space. an inner glass façade reinforces the visual connection between the offices and the industrial line. the project adapted to the site which was previously used as a storage facility, keeping in mind the idea of saving as much as possible the existing steel roof structure with its exterior cover.

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a clean white corridor guides the visitors through the space

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the cylinder is disrupted by a cantilevered glass prism that hovers over the entry

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the stairs act like a palate cleanser being low lit and black painted spaces

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an inner glass façade reinforces the visual connection between offices and industry line

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the production line is a dry non-chemical process and has to be held in a hermetic area

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the lighting and ventilations are joined together in one slot on the ceiling to minimize the visual noise

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the façade is clad in silver aluminium panels with a dark grey base that takes advantage of the sloped sidewalk 

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first-floor plan

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second-floor plan

 

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sections

 

 

project info:

 

client and owner: AGP eGlass
size / construction area: 10,000m2
cost: $6.5m
completion date: december 2015
architecture team: v.oid / felipe ferrer
project manager: silvana mendoza  
project architect: alejandro alarcón

  • Beautiful place to work ..and really displays the base product well. We should all have such a nice place to work.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • Amazing!…should be the fist of its class in Peru

    Juma says:
  • Amazing work

    jow says:

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