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  3. Exclusive Video: Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

Exclusive Video: Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

Exclusive Video: Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

Chile is recognized internationally for the quality of its architecture, even though its most lauded projects are not often found in urban areas. At a time when the true potential of Chilean architecture seems absent from the South American country's cities, Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL has designed a conceptually - and physically - dense project in Santiago.  

In this ArchDaily exclusive video, ELEMENTAL's director Alejandro Aravena explains the concepts that shaped the form and delineated the design process of the Pontifical Catholic University's Innovation Center UC - Anacelto Angelini. Instead of using materials that are usually associated with technology and innovation, such as glass and steel, Aravena uses concrete and its hermetic, weighty properties to imbue the center with an air of timelessness and transcendence. 

Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Exclusive Video: Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL" 15 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/547935/exclusive-video-innovation-center-uc-anacleto-angelini-by-alejandro-aravena-elemental/> ISSN 0719-8884