Playing with the stick curtain wall design flexibility (037)

Batlle and Roig resort in this occasion to a curtain wall where partial structures are assembled at each slab front without physical continuity between them. Glass panes are then supported over those partial structures to close the façade (have a look to "Cadireta" curtain wall structure). Each two glass panes are framed with an aluminum frame made with unitized panels profiles. Is it then a unitized façade or a curtain wall one? Maybe a mixture? Compare it with IEP's facade: same structure, different strategy according the profiles being used: they eases the assemblage.

CMT headquarters (Comissió del Mercat de Telecomunicacions)

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Carrer de Bolívia, 56
08018 Barcelona Barcelona
Spain
Year of construction: 
2010
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Ph1-3, Ph5-6: Jordi Surroca, Batlle i Roig Arquitectura

Ph4, Ph7-12: Cristina Pardal