Type: Office Building
Area: 7,589 m² // 81,687 sqft.
SUMAC supervised the sustainability and eco-efficiency criteria of the building, including consulting on energy efficiency savings, energy modeling, commissioning, supervision during the construction, installation and start-up of all building systems equipment.
The Quito Publishing House is a six-story building, designed and built under strict sustainability and energy efficiency criteria, becoming one of the most eco-efficient buildings in Quito.
One of the main characteristics of the building are its facades louvers, that act as shades to reduce the solar gain in the building, and are also integral part of the architectural design.
Quito Publishing House was ranked 8th among the 500 best socio-environmental projects in Latin America at the 2015 Latin American Green Awards.