Task: Development Management
Location: Plaza de Colon 1 (Madrid)
Client: CBRE Global Investors
Architects: Foster + Partners
The Axis building is located at one of the most prestigoious business and communications hubs of Madrid, where Chamberi, Madrid Centro and Salamanca districts converge, and more than 375.000 people pass through every day. The building of 4,000 sqm GLA is distribute over five floors with a basement , for commercial use and offices, as well as a terrace of 775 sqm and 15 parking spaces.
Foster + Partners have designed the new building as a glass cube and diagonal steel bars that form a transparent façade, providing solar control to minimize energy consumption, so the building is completely efficient and sustainable. In addition, a central atrium allows all floors to be viewed from the ground floor, which will also provide indirect daylight on all levels of the building.