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Regional Holcim Awards 2014
Latin America

Regional Holcim Awards 2014 Latin America

Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Celebrating the Holcim Awards Gold for Medellín, presented in the city itself (l-r): project author Mario Camargo, Colectivo 720; Anibal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín; project client, Juan Calle Restrepo, Empresas Públicas de Medellín and project author, Luis Tombé, Colectivo 720.
Holcim Awards 2014 for Latin America - Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards 2014 for Latin America - Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Gold for “Articulated Site” presentation (l-r): Jaime Hill, CEO Holcim Colombia; Anibal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín; winners Mario Camargo, Juan Calle Restrepo and Luis Tombé; and Andreas Leu, Holcim Executive Committee, responsible for Latin America.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holding the trophy aloft, jubilant winners from Colombia of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America for “Articulated Site” (l-r): Luis Tombé and Mario Camargo, architects from Colectivo 720.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Gold winners for “Articulated Site” (l-r): Mario Camargo & Luis Tombé, Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Silver presentation for “Arboreal Platform, Low-impact timber rainforest center” in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica (l-r): Manrique Arrea, CEO Holcim Costa Rica; Eduardo Kretschmer, CEO Holcim Mexico; project authors Izbeth Mendoza and Román Cordero, PLUG Architecture, Mérida, Mexico; Andreas Leu, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim Ltd, responsible for Latin America.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Presentation of the Holcim Awards Bronze for “Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school” in San Andrés Payuca, Mexico (l-r): Eduardo Kretschmer, CEO Holcim Mexico; project authors Francisco Pardo and Julio Amezcua, AT103, Mexico City; and Andreas Leu, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim Ltd, responsible for Latin America.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Celebrating the Holcim Awards main prize winners (l-r): Julio Amezcua and Francisco Pardo, AT103, Mexico (Bronze); Luis Tombé, Colectivo 720, Colombia; Juan Calle Restrepo, Empresas Públicas de Medellín, Colombia; Mario Camargo, Colectivo 720, Colombia (Gold); Izbeth Mendoza and Román Cordero, PLUG Architecture, Mexico (Silver).
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Acknowledgement for “Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia” (l-r): Jaime Hill, CEO Holcim Colombia; members of the winning team, Jens Richter, Estudio Herreros; Daniel Bermúdez, Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto; and Ramón Bermúdez, Estudio Herreros.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Acknowledgement for “Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Formosa, Argentina” (l-r): Manuel Sirtori, CEO Holcim Argentina with members of the winning team, Joaquin Trillo and Damian Fernandez, Fundacion Red Comunidades Rurales.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Acknowledgement for “Indoor-Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti” (l-r): Brigitte Cuperus, Project Coordinator, Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland with members of the winning team, Marta Niedbalec and Maciej Siuda.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Acknowledgement for “Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico”: members of the winning team including Oscar Hagerman (far left), architect, Universidad del Medio Ambiente, Mexico City, Mexico with Eduardo Kretschmer (far right), CEO Holcim Mexico.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Acknowledgement for “Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador” (l-r): Rodolfo Montero, CEO Holcim Ecuador and David Barragán, Al Borde Arquitectos, Quito, Ecuador.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“Next Generation” 1st prize for “Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil” (l-r): Manuel Sirtori, CEO Holcim Argentina; with winning team Alejandro Alaniz, Patricio Francisco Cuello, Christian Barrera and Ivan Baez of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina; and Otmar Hübscher, CEO Holcim Brazil.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“Next Generation” 2nd prize for “Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico” (l-r): Eduardo Kretschmer, CEO Holcim Mexico with project authors Lazbent Escobedo and Andres Soliz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“Next Generation” 3rd prize presentation for “Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina” (l-r): Manuel Sirtori, CEO Holcim Argentina with Lucia Zunino and Maya Wilberger, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“Next Generation” 4th prize for “Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center in San José, Costa Rica” presentation (l-r): Manrique Arrea, CEO Holcim Costa Rica with project authors Fabricio Mora and Maria Emilia Sanchez, both Universidad Latina, San José and Adrián Castro, Universidad Hispanoamericana, San José.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Iker Luna (right), a Nicaraguan national, won the “Next Generation” 3rd prize for Europe with “Bio Ceramic: Moss-grafted clay tiles for green roofs” based on his research at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Spain. He was congratulated on his achievement by Dolores Prado, CEO Holcim Nicaragua at the Holcim Awards ceremony for Latin America in Medellín, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Four “Next Generation” prizes for inspiring visions of tomorrow were presented to projects by young professionals and students in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín welcomes guests to the host city of the Holcim Awards 2014 ceremony for Latin America. The city was selected as the venue for the prize-giving ceremony due to its commitment to sustainable infrastructure to meet community needs and ensure progress.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Honored guest speaker at the Holcim Awards ceremony for Latin America – Anibal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction: “commitment to sustainable development”.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Presenting the Holcim Awards main prizes – Head of the Holcim Awards jury 2014 for Latin America, Bruno Stagno, Principal of Bruno Stagno Arquitecto y Asociados of San José, Costa Rica.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Presenting the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes – José Gutiérrez, Professor of Architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) in Mexico, and member of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America in 2005.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Presenting the “Next Generation” prizes – Carolyn Aguilar, Dean of the Department of Architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) in Mexico, and Head of the Holcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2011.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Welcome message from the host Group company of the ceremony for Latin America, Jaime Hill, CEO Holcim Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Attendees of the Holcim Awards ceremony for Latin America gathered from across the region and beyond.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Gold winner for “Articulated Site” Mario Camargo of Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia with representatives of local media.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction (left) greets Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Discussing the outcome of the Holcim Awards for Latin America (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, Switzerland; Anibal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín, Colombia; and Jaime Hill, CEO Holcim Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín, co-presented the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America with representatives from Holcim. He noted the opportunity for the architectural concept of the project to be multiplied across many public water storage sites in the city of Medellín.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
There were plenty of opportunities for photographs following the presentation of the Holcim Awards for Latin America. More than 300 people attended the event in Medellín, Colombia where 12 winning projects focussed mainly on adaptability and social performance shared in USD 330,000 in prize money.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Performance by Ballet Nacional El Firulete at the Holcim Awards prize handover ceremony for Latin America.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“Colombia Tiene Talento” (Colombia’s Got Talent!) winner Byron González entertains at the Holcim Awards ceremony.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Master of ceremonies of the Holcim Awards prize handover – Mónica Fonseca, presenter and journalist.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
“C15” Hip-Hop group from Medellín sing “Aquí sí hay amor” at the Holcim Awards ceremony.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Exhibition of winning projects.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Reception dinner following the Holcim Awards ceremony.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Reception dinner.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
The botanical garden in Medellin, Colombia were renovated in 2008 by Plan B Architects.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Musical performance at the reception dinner.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Exhibition of winning projects.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 – Prize handover ceremony
Exhibition of winning projects.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Horacio Valencia (at microphone), Head of Department of Urban Sustainability, Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM is the company that provides domestic public utilities to the population of the Municipality of Medellín) and Mario Camargo, Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia – Holcim Awards Gold winner for “Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park” in Medellín, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Mario Camargo, Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia – Holcim Awards Gold winner for “Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park” in Medellín, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Mario Camargo, Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia – Holcim Awards Gold winner for “Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park” in Medellín, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Román Cordero, PLUG architecture, Mérida, Mexico – Holcim Awards Silver winner for “Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center” in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Julio Amezcua (at microphone) and Francisco Pardo, AT103, Mexico City, Mexico – Holcim Awards Bronze winners J for “Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school” in San Andrés Payuca, Puebla, Mexico.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Daniel Bermúdez Samper, Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto, Bogotá, Colombia – Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winner, for “Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces” in Bogotá, Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Alejandro Alaniz (at microphone), Patricio Francisco Cuello, Christian Barrera and Ivan Baez of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina – “Next Generation” 1st prize winners for “Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment” in Manaus, Brazil.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Bruno Stagno, Principal, Bruno Stagno Arquitecto y Asociados, San José, Costa Rica – Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America 2014, provided an overview of the jury process and the “target issues” for sustainable construction used as a basis for the evaluation of submissions in the competition.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland – Provided the context of Holcim.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Edward Schwarz, General Manager, Holcim Foundation, Switzerland – Introduction to the Holcim Foundation and the Holcim Awards competition.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Mónica Fonseca, presenter and journalist, Colombia/USA – moderator of the media briefing.
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Holcim Awards Latin America media briefing, Medellín, Colombia
Local, regional and international media representatives attended the briefing.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit to Comuna 13 with Gustavo Restrepo (left) and special guest: Dora Rapold, Ambassador of Switzerland in Colombia.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo (hand raised), winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit Comuna13 with Gustavo Restrepo, winner of the Holcim Awards Gold for Latin America in 2008.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Second day program lunch with the participants.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit RutaN, a series of sustainable buildings.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit RutaN, a series of sustainable buildings.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit CREST, shared service center of Holcim Latin America in HP “green office” building.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Site visit CREST, shared service center of Holcim Latin America in HP “green office” building.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Dinner (and party) on rooftop bar of Charlee Hotel.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Dinner (and party) on rooftop bar of Charlee Hotel.
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Holcim Awards Latin America 2014 second day program
Dinner (and party) on rooftop bar of Charlee Hotel.
Holcim Awards jury for Latin America 2014 – San José, Costa Rica
Holcim Awards jury for Latin America 2014 – San José, Costa Rica
Members of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America met at the Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical in San José, Costa Rica in July 2014 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Vanderley John (Brazil), Angelo Bucci (Brazil), Alfredo Brillembourg (Venezuela), Harry Gugger (Switzerland), Tatiana Bilbao (Mexico), Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Fernando Diez (Argentina), and Bruno Stagno (Head of jury, Costa Rica). Not pictured: Andreas Leu (Switzerland).
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
The current waterfront appears as a tight area made up by the port, the old docks and a market.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
The association of service infrastructure with mixed architectural use reveals a strategy to create an effective urban project able to address the fragmentation process: increasing density and connectivity to control and mitigate the inertia of uncontrolled urban expansion. Furthermore, it generates multifunctional and multi scale territorial networks that favor the development of inclusive relationships among citizens and cultural integration.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
A: 1. Move to the river all the activities currently performed on the banks; 2. Create an urban park to connect the city to the river; 3. Intermingle the architectural trends and link them to the city. B. Flooding is the main current problem; the river level varies by 14m between the dry and rainy seasons. As a solution, the project proposes a floodable park on the bank and the activities currently performed on the banks are relocated on a floating platform, optimizing their development.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
1. Dining; 2. Passenger port; 3. Market; 4. Regional port; 5. City park.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
The footbridge guarantees the connection between the project and the city.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
The hall is an area for mixed use and supports spontaneous appropriation.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
The regional goods market enables water and road-based logistics and exchange.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
Section of the building over the market area.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
1. Water collecting cover; 2. Metal structure; 3. Water storage; 4. Floating structure.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
1. Modular construction; 2. Thermal control; 3. Water collection; 4. Floating concrete cell structure.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Fruit Salad: Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment, Manaus, Brazil
Christian Barrera, Alejandro Gerardo Alaniz, Ivan Gabriel Baez and Patricio Francisco Cuello
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Main building plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Universidad del Medio Ambiente: The new campus for environmental studies in Acatitlán, 140km west of Mexico City will trigger a local regeneration process, reinforcing communities throughout the region.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Universidad del Medio Ambiente’s regional sustainable development plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Main building architecture.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Water, energy and food self-sufficiency; Choice of materials.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
General plan and edible forest.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Long term expansion of edible forests.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
B&B and housing plan for vicinity and community interaction.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Impact and improvement on the Acatitlán community.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Regional mobility plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Rural Campus: University campus for community regeneration, Acatitlán, Mexico
Oscar Hagerman, Federico Llamas, Juan Carlos Cano, Paloma Vera and Arturo Farías
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Urban context.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
The Media Library Rincón Grande aims to promote the process of learning, knowledge, and social interaction (as a means to reduce inequality) of the community, using architecture as a tool to build social space, strengthen community identity and cohesion.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
The modular design of the infrastructure (roofing, cladding, structure) provides a sense of harmony with the urban context, respecting the scale of the immediate environment. Its north and south façades take full advantage of the quality of natural light to perform the activities for which the building is intended. Inside, the spaces are visually connected to the outside environment. Its purpose is for students to use the space as inspiration to learn with enthusiasm.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Site.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Site plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Sections.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Passive strategy.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Construction process.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Sustainable strategies.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Plaza Mediateca: Library and media center, San José, Costa Rica
Fabricio Andrés Mora Cruz, María Emilia Sánchez Cerdas and Adrián Guillermo Castro Rivera
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
Quito heritage sites usually refer to the buildings and squares, hardly ever to the inhabitants.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
“It is assumed that one of the objectives of the economy is to pursue the welfare of humanity; however, it is increasingly common to wonder if that objective means only to accumulate money.” – Fabian Rojas, Economic specialist and collaborator on the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
“To understand the problems of this Quito heritage site, it is essential to discuss and define access policies and management that are sustainable and inclusive. All citizens should have equal participation access, not only experts and not only on merely technical requirements. Point of views, mandates and thoughts of other actors need to be considered, as well as the demanding duties which cannot be delegated to the state.” – Jaime Erazo, PhD Urban Studies and collaborator on the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
Negative consequences of prioritizing tourism over local inhabitants.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
This phenomenon is typical in Quito heritage sites.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
The project design is not focused on the result, but on the process.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
Uncomfortable heights turned into lightened spaces.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
Materials that can’t be reused for the same purpose enter a new life cycle.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
The project is designed based on existing resources.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
The project office will be complemented by four spaces rehabilitated for accessible housing in the next stages.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Under Construction: Restoring an urban historical center, Quito, Ecuador
David Barragán, Pascual Gangotena and Esteban Benavides
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
The school will be self-built by the community and financed through donations and government support.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Kokokali is a compound word derived from the Nahuatl kokone (children) and kali (house). Kokokali, the Children’s House, achieves an emotional connection between the educational space, its community and its users.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
This project aspires to dignify the school and perceptions of it from all stakeholders. The objective is to positively affect the quality of education by involving the community. Kokokali is not only a school: it becomes a space where the community can get together.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
The goal is for rural communities in Mexico to receive quality education according to their profile.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
The round geometry of the school favors dynamism and promotes equality between students and teachers.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Students will learn to make the block that was especially designed for the school construction.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
The model is of a public-private school where students have scholarships up to 90% and pay only 10%.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Agriculture, livestock, aquaculture, hydroponics and construction will be part of the activities.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
The produce of the harvest will be used to feed the students and the surplus will be sold to finance the school.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Water will be returned to its natural cycle, used as irrigation for vegetables or fish farming.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Francisco Pardo
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Children’s House: Pedagogically-aligned school, San Andrés Payuca, Mexico
Julio Amezcua
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Façade details: Motorized blinds and ventilation gills, acoustic barrier, screen-printed glass.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Ágora Bogotá is part of the major urban regeneration strategy of Corferias, the fair and exhibition complex of Bogotá. The initiative aims to develop the fairground towards the grand avenues close by, transforming an old industrial quarter into a new urban centrality in the geographical heart of the city. In order to liberate public space in the dense surroundings, the project seeks verticality in a compact building with a stacked program in five levels of meeting rooms, lobbies and service areas.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
The project employs an active breathing envelope in response to the city’s particular equatorial mountain climate. Different strategies have been developed with a diverse team of architects, engineers and consultants. Natural lighting and ventilation provide a level of comfort unparalleled in the convention center building type, with minimal energy consumption. Rainwater collection, landscaping and a permeable covering of the surrounding public space complement the set of sustainable strategies.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Street level: Pedestrian entrances, lobbies and plazas, native flora enhancing ecology.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Cross section: Main ballroom on top with exceptional city views, stacked lobbies enhancing air flow.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Basement: 1055 car spaces and service areas (kitchen, storage, MEP) with independent vertical circulation.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Meeting levels: 4 main cores (structure, shafts, elevators) and spiral circulation around atrium
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Upper levels: Sky lobby with restrooms, terraces and VIPs on level 4 (P4), 4000 pax divisible ballroom on level 5 (P5).
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Pedestrian views of building and public spaces: Glass façade dimensions and corner solutions.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Night view: Notoriety through rationality, a new public icon for Bogotá.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces, Bogotá, Colombia
Juan Herreros and Daniel Bermúdez
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Typologies.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Project location: Chaco Serrano woodland; Communities; Harvesting water.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Community center and the forest; Structure and trees; Roof and water.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Water harvesting overview.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Water management system.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Rooftop for rainwater harvesting.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Construction system.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Harvesting Agriculture: Community center for water harvesting and agriculture, Matacos, Argentina
Damian Ariel Fernandez, Joaquin Trillo and Vicky Gonzalez
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Context.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Thanks to the indirect light from the roof panels, the interior acquires a deep atmosphere of darkness which is arguably the best light for prayer.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
The project tries not only to recycle the wood of the original church, but to recycle the memory of the town, creating a building that has a similar essence to the old one without copying the original typology exactly as it was – but by improving it.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Dialog with the community.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Site.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Recycling the old church.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
The façades respond to the orientation.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Passive ventilation system.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Water sustainability.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Flexibility of the classrooms.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Laguna Chapel: Recycled timber church and community center, Zoh Laguna, Mexico
Andres Soliz Paz and Lazbent Pavel Escobedo Amaral
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Providing a universally accessible urban design that stimulates new dynamics and neighborhood activities.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Recommended ergonomics, and section.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Materials in use and material saving through recycling, and proposed urban furniture; including bicycle parking, urban benches, a playground and a recycling area.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
3D model of the site and the proposed intervention.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Understanding the topography and the existing elements of the site to create landscape space and also using local vegetation to improve the environmental quality by creating birding and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Reuse of the existing water reservoir as public space for encounters.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Aerial view: Integration of the public park into the existing landscape.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The programming of the new park comprises multipurpose classrooms, an auditorium, recreational spaces and also technical rooms (storage, waste management etc.).
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Clockwise from top-left: Artificial lighting supply; waste handling and recycling; cooling with winds; and water handling.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop view and design process: Level, reuse, articulate, integrate and illuminate. The project established continuity using public space as the articulating piece and transitional axis between the city and the architectural object. The topography and the pre-existing elements are understood and transformed into landscape space that contains the program. Furthermore, local vegetation is used to improve environmental quality by creating bird-watching and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop plan: Building merging with public space.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Water, light and the city landscape accentuate identity with place, and enhance an urban landmark.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The project provides public space for leisure and vitality.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Outdoor auditorium: The architectural form adapts to the pre-existing elements to ensure minimal impact, and results in an affordable and sustainable building. The sustainable environmental design strategies tend to maximize passive solar design, natural lighting and ventilation, and food waste control, among others. Additionally, the corporate premises ensure operation of the water distribution network, as well as consideration of future projects that the promoter plans on site.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Public space and architecture articulated by an element that unifies positive and negative space.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Ground floor plan: Potable water storage tanks transformed.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Flexible spaces and universal accessible urban design stimulate community activities.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Water courtyard: Water as the key element that recovers the memory of place and corporate image.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Building materials and recycling: Used for urban furniture and building construction.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
The team of Colectivo 720
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Minimal impact on the ground.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Arboreal platform: The new headquarters building for Fundecor will be a reflection of the history, traditions and construction techniques that subtly manifest in the place. The new wooden structure is based on the logic of settlement that has been present around the site for generations.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Initial sketch and site plan: Relation of the site to its surrounding territory.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Program organization by activity.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Detail of constructive elements.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Building features.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Assembly parts; Study models.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Interior atmosphere.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Pedestrian approach to the platform.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
The inner courtyard: A protected forest.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica
Román Jesús Cordero Tovar and Izbeth Katia Mendoza Fragoso
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Situation of the school; Diagrams of the sustainable solution used in the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Model of the school (scale 1:100).
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Main view of the building; Two worlds concept.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Elevation, section and the main floor plan.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
View of the classrooms on both sides of the building.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Relation of the interior with the surroundings.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
View of the school from the green patio.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Different moments of the building related to the surroundings (model scale 1:100).
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Modularity and construction system (model scale 1:50).
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
One of the first sketches of the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Indoor – Outdoor: Site-responsive school, Jacmel, Haiti
Maciej Siuda, Łukasz Piasta, Marta Niedbalec, Katarzyna Dąbkowska, Kamil Rusinek and Jerzy Mazurkiewicz
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Public space is where the city builds its identity.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Fabric regeneration is based on recognizing the context and using it to design a new architecture that dialogs with the setting. Planning should improve the quality of urban spaces, promote community integration and at the same time generate a model city that is integrated with the environment. It is necessary to intervene and propose strategies that serve as theoretical framework for the reproduction of the city, have a contagion effect, and achieve a sustainable city.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
An essential component of the compact city model is the mixture of uses. It is necessary to incorporate in the neighborhood activities with different characteristics (residential, work, leisure, shopping, etc.) to increase inter-sector dynamics and reactivation. The generation of a public space that meets the needs of the neighborhood, which conforms to the way of living of the inhabitants thereof, and that provides a stimulating and symbolic environment is put forward by the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Urban planning should be developed in a specific way and should always be contextualized.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Public space meets the needs of the area, and provides a stimulating and symbolic environment.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Regulating device of the urban plan. Reducing the environmental impact of the project.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Flexibility, adaptability and multiplicity are elements of contemporary architecture.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Green roofs, intermediate spaces, and planes of light and shadow give meaning and hierarchy.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Sustainability applied to technology. Resource efficiency and recycled construction materials.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Sustainability applied to technology. Resource efficiency and recycled construction materials.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Den-City: Urban regeneration through densification, Córdoba, Argentina
Lucía Zunino and Maya Karenina Wilberger
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