The Solar Precast Concrete Cabel Headquarters

cabel headquarters 04 The Solar Precast Concrete Cabel Headquarters

Just out the edge of the town of Empoli, the building is the Cabel headquarters (a company producing software systems for banks), it measures 4.500 square meters and it is sited inside the local industrial area.

Partially set into the ground, the building is composed of two extended floors out the ground level and a vault under. Along the main front the facade is protected by a long slice of public green.

The visitor arrives on the ground level through three suspended bridges launched on a large excavation which lights the vault designed to house expositions and art installations. Night time this empty space becomes a lighting pool which raises architecture from the ground.

cabel headquarters 02 The Solar Precast Concrete Cabel Headquarters

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