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Edificio 03 98 / Espinoza Carvajal Arquitectos

  • Architects: Espinoza Carvajal Arquitectos
  • Location: Loja, Ecuador
  • Design Team: Kenny Joel Espinoza Carvajal, Santiago Espinoza Carvajal
  • Area: 1000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Sebastián Crespo

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo

From the architect. THE BUILDING AND THE CITY  The urban situation of 03 – 98 building is located within 500m from the center of Loja’s city; there are landscape values and street furniture around 03 – 98, the relationship with the public space becomes continuous with the entrance plaza of the project.

© Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

The conformation of the set is given by two towers articulated with a vertical circulation plus a porch before entering to each department, this being a coexisting or meeting space.

© Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

About the units contained in each block, they are defined as a diaphanous space, where wet areas are grouped, making it a flexible and adaptable space, all guided by the conceptual sections of the project and the user’s actions that defines the limits of occupation. (City and Society – System and Technology).

© Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

The technique and technology allowed us to be efficient with the construction of the building; we tried to make this process in a single action, obtaining a better use of resources.

© Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo

Several systems where involved: reinforced concrete structure in sight, metal and wood in the vertical circulation, prefabricated panels, allowing the assembly of the whole system of coverage and adaptation to the environment. 

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