Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos

Plaza de La Libertad Civic Center / OPUS + Toroposada Arquitectos

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  • Architects Authors of this architecture project OPUS, Toroposada Arquitectos
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Adoquinar, Agregados del Norte, Caputi & Vieira, Cimbrados, Durapanel, Energia Solar, Estaco, Vinicol
  • Design Directors

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

    61000.0 m2
  • Año Proyecto

  • 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

  • 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

  • Project Auditing Stage 1 2

    Ingeniería Estructural
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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.

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© Sergio Gómez

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Project location

Address: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
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 . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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