Centro de Mando Estatal

Mexico's C5 systems serve to manage, evaluate, maintain, coordinate, organize and oversee communications, computer, control and command networks. They additionally coordinate and oversee specific plan, program and project implementations that are to be carried out by law for public security in the various states.

This requires a secured structure. The specific challenge for the C5 project in Estado de Mexico State was complete execution, from design to construction phases, in a record-breaking nine-month timeframe over an existing and abandoned steel-framed structure. There also needed to be a guarantee that equipment, furnishings and intelligence systems would be completely installed and the structure be fully functioning by one month after project completion.

The system chosen was tilt-up, lending the structure excellent aesthetic and functional properties. The tilt-up system was chosen primarily because of concrete's bullet resistance, and secondly for the speed with which panels can be constructed.

 
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Project Location

Toluca, 50200
Mexico

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Project Specifics

Project Category:
Government
Building Types:
Emergency Services Facility
Finishes:
Paint (Flat)
Features:
Curved Panels (Plan-Face)
Reveals
Insulation:
Environmental:
Number of Floors:
3
Number of Panels:
0 panels
Tilt-Up Wall Area:
35,319 sq ft (3,281 sq m)
Total Floor Area:
94,759 sq ft (8,803 sq m)
Project Footprint:
34,697 sq ft (3,223 sq m)
Tallest Panel:
31 ft 9 in (9.68 m)
Widest Panel:
33 ft 1 in (10.10 m)
Largest Panel:
937 sq ft (87.0 sq m)
Heaviest Panel:
93,720 lbs (42,511 kg)
Tallest Cantilever:
13 ft 1 in (3.99 m)