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Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos

  • 20:00 - 28 May, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos
Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos, © Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

© Sergio Gómez © Sergio Gómez © Sergio Gómez © Sergio Gómez + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Plaza de La Libertad de Medellín, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Design Directors

    Alejandro Toro Posada, Manuel Jaén Posada, Carlos Andrés Betancur, Carlos David Montoya
  • Project Area

    61000.0 m2
  • Año Proyecto

    2010
  • Photographs

  • Coordinator

    Carlos Enrique Montoya
  • Project Team

    Isabel Dapena, Jorge Gómez, César Rodríguez, Andrés Bucella, Alejandro Naranjo, Natalia Alcocer, Sofía Mora
  • Competition Consultants

    Abg. Juan Carlos Pérez, Dr. Ciencias Políticas Leonardo Ramírez, Ing. Admin. Sebastián Jaén, Ing. Forestal Ana María Monsalve, Dis. Graf. Mariana Quintero, Ing. Andrés Jiménez
  • Structural Design

    Respuestas Estructurales
  • Electrical and Mechanical

    HMV
  • Plumbing

    Claudia Bustamante
  • HVAC

    José Tovar
  • Bioclimatic Consultant

    PVG Arquitectos
  • Lighting Consultant

    PVG Arquitectos
  • Acoustics Consultant

    PVG Arquitectos
  • Flooring Consultant

    Germán Madrid
  • Logistics Consultant

    Carlos Duque
  • Landscape Consultant

    Jardín Botánico de Medellín
  • Construction Stage 1 1

    Consorcio CONVEL/SAINC
  • Construction Stage 1 2 (finishes)

    Coninsa / RamónH
  • Prior Auditing Consultant

    UNAL Medellín
  • Antioquia Government

    Instituto para el Desarrollo de Antoquia IDEA
  • Project Auditing Stage 1

    Inter-A-Plus
  • Project Auditing Stage 1 2

    Ingeniería Estructural
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

Text description provided by the architects. It arises from our reflection on the region, its geographical, biological and cultural diversity, it is a gamble to build an architecture with a tropical identity, where the environmental and climatic conditions are a starting point.

Plan Alpujarra Level
Plan Alpujarra Level

Site Plan Plan Alpujarra Level East Elevation Elevación Sur + 26

It is a project that recognizes and incorporates traditional elements of the architecture of Medellín, such as courtyards, terraces, bridges and balconies carried in a contemporary manner to an office building typology. Also, it is an invitation to an urban model that actively incorporates vegetation in its urban spaces, and that represents a society that lives with the exuberance and fertility of its own territory.

© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

In its first phase, consisting of the improvement of 15,000 m2 of public space in an urban base of three levels, with a variety of enclosures and programs, there are also the institutional towers, which currently house decentralized offices of the Government of Antioquia and the Medellin City Council; and along with them, two complementary buildings, the first of which is the headquarters for Teleantioquia public channel with production areas, and the second, the auditorium of the Cultural Center, a venue for cultural activities that complements the institutional activities of the area.

© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

The second future stage will incorporate the hotel volume, a horizontal piece which will conclude the proposed urban form.

© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

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Cite: "Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos" [Centro Cívico Plaza de La Libertad / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos] 28 May 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/556939/plaza-de-la-libertad-civic-center-opus-toroposada-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884
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