AGP eGlass Factory Factory & Offices by Felipe Ferrer

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
AGP eGlass Factory

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Factory & Offices

INSPIRATION:
The brief of the project was to have a space that would inspire the people that works there, to encourage the operators and engineers to work as clean as possible and a stimulating office space that maximize the transparency and visibility towards the industrial line. The client wanted state of the art installations to build trust with their clients, mostly USA and European auto makers. This new facility will supply the largest windscreen ever produced for a passenger car.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Over 1 hectare of industrial space and offices. The project negotiates a neutral façade with a pristine interior space. The board room is exposed at the entry and hovers over the triple height lobby acting as a visual valve to the industry line. The office area works as a huge open space. The production offices are located in the middle of the production line having a clear view of most areas. An inner ultra clear glass façade reinforces the visual connection between offices and industry line. Some areas of the project were adapted to an existing structure.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
AGP produces glass for car windshield, cleanness is crucial. The white epoxy floor and black out tensile textile for walls and ceiling reinforce this idea for the engineers and operators therefore are much careful and clean while operating in the factory. In a country where the idiosyncrasy of the people is not the cleanest, design can aid channeling behavior.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in December 2014 and finished in December 2015, Lima Peru

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Lighting: Josfel, Trazzo iluminacion Office furniture: Fantoni, Ergospazio Office rugs: Decorlux, 3M Aluminium glass channels: Market Glass: AGP PBV coloured glass: Vanceva Tensile textiles: Dickson Coatings Epoxi floor: Isaval Lobby floor: Porcelanosa Ceramic floor: Cassinelli Air conditioning: Refricorp Wall and ceiling textile fabric installation: Ambito Glass and PAC installation: AyC Acoustical ceiling: Armstrong

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
size / construction area: 10,000m2

TAGS:
Glass, Windshield, Factory, offices, uglass

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
The objectives were to find out the best and optimized way of working between a Industrial line and offices. The methodology, research tools and data were given by interviews and forums of the stakeholders, operators and managers of the old facilities in order to obtain accurate needs. On the other hand the mockups of the surface and lighting, glass reception desk and finishes were built while construction allowing us to solve some unique details on site. The results and impacts on production were tremendous; the wellbeing, spirit and satisfaction of the employee as well as their productivity and ability to focus have increased exponentially.

CHALLENGE:
Time to deliver. The project was design and build in one year. Production needed to start so design decisions were taken to fulfill this challenge.

ADDED DATE:
2016-03-02 20:19:35

TEAM MEMBERS (5) :
Client: AGP eGlass, Architecture: V.oid / Felipe Ferrer, Project manager: Silvana Mendoza, Project architect: Alejandro Alarcón and Project advisor: Arturo Mannheim

IMAGE CREDITS:
Photographer Juan Solano

Visit the following page to learn more: http://v-oid.com/proyecto.php?file=212
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
V.Oid

PROFILE:
V.Oid is an architecture and design studio that maneuvers in a range of projects that varies from a business card to urban scale projects

NOMINATION DETAILS

Agp Eglass Factory Factory & Offices by Felipe Ferrer is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Agp Eglass Factory Factory & Offices by Felipe Ferrer is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



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