Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao
Year of Completion
Marine West Coast Climate
Material and its Properties
Laminated glass; Double glazing
Sources: Architect website: http://www.coll-barreu-arquitectos.com/ ; Other sources: http://www.archdaily.com/7093/basque-health-department-headquarters-in-bilbao-coll-barreu-arquitectos/ ; http://www.glassismore.com/core/content.php?option=viewitem&id=42&rd=145&le=120
The fact that glass is composed of several abundantly available raw materials, make it’s a sustainable, fully recyclable material. Glass is a highly viable material for building application due to its inert nature and applicability that can positively influence the functioning of buildings.
Coll-Barreu Arquitectos and , "Basque Health Department Headquarters in Bilbao" (2004). Building Case Studies. 242.