Children's Bicentennial Park / ELEMENTAL

Children's Bicentennial Park / ELEMENTAL

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  • Structural Engineering Review : IEC Ingeniería S.A.
  • Client : Junta Nacional de Jardines Infantiles, Parque Metropolitano
  • Soil Mechanics : Geofun Ltda.
  • Earthwork, Water Recycling And Urbanization : Urbano Proyectos
  • Canal Energy Dissipation : IHS Ingenieros Civiles Ltda
  • Lighting Project : Limarí Lighting Design
  • Emergency And Security Plan : GDI ingeniería
  • Irrigation Project : Equipos de riego Las brujas de Talagante.
  • Independent Review : Liliana Nilo, Liliana Vergara.
  • Materials : Reinforced concrete, wood and steel
  • Budget : US$1MM/ha
  • Design Team : Alejandro Aravena, Ricardo Torrejón, Víctor Oddó, Juan Cerda, Fernando García-Huidobro, Gabriela Larraín, Rebecca Emmons
  • Structural Engineering Review : IEC Ingeniería S.A.
  • Soil Mechanics : Geofun Ltda.
  • Lighting Project : Limarí Lighting Design
  • Emergency And Security Plan : GDI ingeniería
  • Irrigation Project : Equipos de riego Las brujas de Talagante.
  • City : Santiago
  • Country : Chile
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Text description provided by the architects. Chile has had an incredible economic growth in the last decade, but the urban standards have not increased proportionally. Santiago for example, has no single place where to go for a long walk.

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These spaces tend to be associated to the geographical features of cities: rivers, seastrands, hills, but in Santiago, the river has already been used for a highway. The only place left is an old agricultural canal running at the base of the Metropolitan Park, the San Cristobal Hill. It is a ten-kilometer horizontal, continuous path that could be transformed into a pedestrian Promenade.

Children's Bicentennial Park / ELEMENTAL - Handrail
© Cristobal Palma

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A four-hectare Children's Park on the hillside, besides being a program to celebrate the bicentennial of Chile, can be considered as the initial phase of a promenade that will be completed in the coming years.

Children's Bicentennial Park / ELEMENTAL - Garden
© Cristobal Palma

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Address:Perú, Recoleta, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

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Cite: "Children's Bicentennial Park / ELEMENTAL" 26 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/461315/children-s-bicentebnnial-park-elemental> ISSN 0719-8884
© Cristobal Palma

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