01. Restrictions: The overall volume, height, width, setbacks and distribution of the program are some of the physical aspects that the municipality strictly regulates in this area of Bogotá. Much of the volume of buildings defined under these parameters is already prefigured, especially when the logic of trade leads to build all the square and cubic meters allowed. This hotel is an attempt to open or permeate the norm: it is slim and has four open facades due to side setbacks; the larger facades are set back to allow a double skin of metal and glass, and the main facade articulates urban life and cantilevers the 1.5 m allowed by the building code. The vehicular access is located at the same level as the pedestrian access, this allows an additional level of rooms. Common areas occupy the basement with skylights.
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