The project seeks to give coherence to the multipart hospital by means of a base that serves to channel circulation and hold up a ten-story block containing the new ICU area. Composed of brick panels that are anchored to cables of steel, the facade i
The expansion and reorganization of Colegio Helvetia – a school founded in 1954 by the Swiss community in the Colombian capital – largely respects the original facilities, listed among constructions of cultural interest. The intervention eliminates p
University campuses can be understood as scale models of cities. Accepting this analogy, we read the structure of the campus of the University of Los Andes in Bogotá as an urban example that refers us to the Anglo-Saxon model garden-city. In effect,
Located in the urban nucleus of the Colombian capital, the Ágora-Bogotá Convention Center is conceived to be a civic, technological, cultural, and environmental center of attraction for use by the city’s inhabitants. With this as objective, the proj
Designed to draw attention to the degradation of the wetlands of Bogotá, the device consists of a garden that is lifted by a light structure of steel tubes and stretchers, reproducing the relationship between water and the different ecosystems... [+]
In 2012 the Hospital Fundación Santa Fe of Bogotá called a competition to extend its facilities. Giancarlo Mazzanti (Barranquilla, 1963) presented the winning proposal, and the construction of the first phase began that same year: a building of 40,10
Ágora-Bogotá is a convention center conceived as a spiral sequence of lobbies and rooms for events from 5 to 5,000 people, and that combines singularity and rationality; the large central atrium functions as a public plaza for the city... [+]
Unforlding from a simple grid of alternating squares, the museum intersperses spaces of varying scales in a visitor route, ritual in nature, that evokes the memory of Colombias armed conflict.
A modular enclosure of perforated concrete panels, silkscreen printed glass, climbing plants and digital screens wraps the program, which is rounded off on the roof by a garden-terrace that becomes a lookout plaform offering vantage views of the city
While at the school the spaces for academic activity take up a plinth of flexible classrooms and a rectangular volume, recreational activities take place in traditionally built curved spaces of reinforced brick domes.
The building superposes the different academic programs, generating voids that expand interior spaces and also addressing the needs of the educational system, as well as the requirements of the urban development.
Accompanied by President Juan Manuel Santos, in January this year the estudio Herreros and Bermúdez Arquitectos inaugurated the new convention center of the Colombian capital. In accordance with its name, Ágora-Bogotá, the building – the result of a
The project ‘Between Earth and Sky,’ carried out by the consortium formed by MGP in Bogotá and Estudio Entresitio in Madrid, is the winner of the international competition to build the National Museum of Memory in the Colombian capital, instituted i
El equipo formado por el estudio madrileño Herreros Arquitectos y el colombiano liderado por Daniel Bermúdez, ha resultado el ganador del concurso convocado por la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá para la construcción del Centro Internacional de Congreso