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  6. 2011
  7. School San Andres El Bosque / Gubbins Arquitectos

School San Andres El Bosque / Gubbins Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 21 January, 2014
School San Andres El Bosque / Gubbins Arquitectos
School San Andres El Bosque / Gubbins Arquitectos, © Pedro Mutis  Johnson
© Pedro Mutis Johnson

© Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson + 36

  • Architects

  • Location

    René Olivares Becerra 3600, Maipú, Región Metropolitana, Chile
  • Architects in Charge

    Víctor Gubbins Browne, Pedro Gubbins Foxley
  • Area

    3535.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

  • Collaborator

    Pablo Montecinos Leyton, Patricio Pinto, Nicolas Hernández
  • Technical Advisor

    Vittorio Barbano
  • Constructor

    Verka Miangolarra
  • Calculation

    Sergio Contreras
  • Sanitary Instalation

    Patricio Moya
  • Electricity

    Concha y Gana
  • Site Surface

    13.216 m2
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Pedro Mutis  Johnson
© Pedro Mutis Johnson

Text description provided by the architects. This assignment consisted in the implementation of a school for the town of Maipú. The program considered: classrooms for 1280 pupils, ateliers, administrative areas and inner yards inside the mean volumen of this school. 

There is also an area of courtyards  with gardens, sports fields  and an indoor gym. This school is placed in René Becerra Street, nº 3600, between El Bosque St. and Hernán Diaz arrieta St.

Floor Plans Section Elevations Elevations + 36

Is located  in an area noted by the increasing real estate development besides there are agricultural areas in its boundaries. A particular property of this terrain is its surface, 13.200m2 that lets the building  to have big courtyards  and gardens  that make a good school life. 

© Pedro Mutis  Johnson
© Pedro Mutis Johnson

© Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson © Pedro Mutis  Johnson + 36

The building sets in the largest  and main front  of the land with a 4 floor volumen that occupies most of the front. So this the school gets a leading role within the immediate scale and communal context.

Detail
Detail

The horizontality of the building gives consistent proportions to set with the vertical rhythm induced by the inner yards partitions. Microwell shades and concrete are the ritmical elements of the school, these two materials are the spatial characteristic of the building. Using live colours  in Windows and shades the building gets an urban identity and presence

© Pedro Mutis  Johnson
© Pedro Mutis Johnson

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "School San Andres El Bosque / Gubbins Arquitectos" 21 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/468432/school-san-andres-2-pedro-gubbins-foxley-victor-gubbins-browne/> ISSN 0719-8884