The Museum of Medina Azahara receives the Aga Khan Award

On the 24th of November, the Museum of Medina Azahara, designed by architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, received the prestigious Aga Khan Architecture Award of 2010 (read more, on the award’s official site).

GEASYT was responsible for the design of the museum’s systems, with special attention to the integration of the system’s components in the building, in order to reduce their visual impact. Click here to read an extensive article on the project, published in January 2010 in ‘Ambiente y Clima’ magazine (in Spanish).

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XIV International Congress on Project Engineering

On the 2nd of july, GEASYT received a prize for the paper presented at the XIV International Congress on Project Engineering organized by AEIPRO.

The paper on “Efficiency of the Fluid-Dynamics Simulation for HVAC of the Salón de la Villa del Palacio de Telecomunicaciones”, presented by GEASYT, obtained the consolation prize from the General Board of the Industrial Engineering Association.

The paper presents the fluid-dynamics simulation process used for the design and evaluation of the HVAC system designed for the Patio de la Villa, the 24 metre high glass-covered courtyard in Madrid’s new Town Hall (read more).

For the complete version of the paper in English (pdf) click here.

In addition, GEASYT presented its work on “Seasonal Storage of Solar Energy in combination with High Efficiency Systems. Artificial Geothermics” in which the bases for seasonal storage systems are presented, in order to mitigate the time lag between solar energy generation and consumption.

For the complete version of the paper in English (pdf) click here.