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Colombia, Medellín | Building Better Recognition, Latin America, 2017 | Gold, Global, 2015
The UVA de La Imaginación project centers on creating high quality public spaces inserted into low-income, dense neighborhoods at a reservoir where two giant water tanks have been replaced by new infrastructure. The architecture takes inspiration from the site’s history, surrounding topography, and structure of existing tanks and pools, resulting in an intervention with minimal environmental impact. The project opened in 2015 and forms part of a network of 20 parks.
Colombia, Bogotá | Acknowledgement prize, Latin America, 2014
Ágora Bogotá will be unique. The city’s new convention center is stacked vertically to minimize the building’s footprint and to correspondingly maximize the surface area of outdoor public spaces in the heart of the city. The building features high levels of flexibility without compromising its architectural quality that is illuminated and ventilated naturally through an actively responding and acoustically sealed enclosure.
Colombia, Medellín | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Latin America, 2017
Multipurpose telecommunication towers: Network of mobile telephone telecommunication antennas incorporating multiple functions for the benefit of neighborhoods in Medellín, Colombia.
Colombia, Cartagena | Acknowledgement prize, Latin America, 2017
Weaving working into living and houses into a neighborhood, the project encourages community building and the livelihood of inhabitants in Cartagena, Colombia.
Colombia, Medellín | Gold, Latin America, 2008
Just a few years ago the city of Medellín was considered a center of violence and criminal activity. Now a fairytale transformation stands in its place. One of the catalysts for change is this project. Numerous measures and many stakeholders are involved in ensuring that the poorest receive only the best in infrastructure.
Colombia, Medellín | Encouragement prize, Latin America, 2005
This project is given distinction for its socially ambitious vision to provide affordable housing in areas where temporary shelters prevail. Due to political and financial limitations in the region, almost all provisional shelters tend to become permanent houses, yielding as a result unsustainable conditions for human residence.