All the envelope was conceived as a mean to mitigate heat gain from the sun and decrease to a minimum the necessity of energy consumption for HVAC. Some facades has a beige stone cladding similar to what is found in the old protected building. Solid bricks from a dismantled 19 th century decayed structure are reutulized in the new design reinforces links with the past.

There are corporative spaces for events with bar and a restaurant on the top floor right over a theatre that overlooks the old building through na acoustic glass facade. The second and third levels contain mainly classroms. At ground level there are many public spaces such as mediateche, exhibition rooms and an auditoriom that can be reversed into a relax area. At the roof top there is a belvedere immersed in greenery that overlooks the statue of Christ the redeemer in the distance.