Camber of Commerce Building in Chapinero / Daniel Bonilla Arquitectos

Camber of Commerce Building in Chapinero / Daniel Bonilla Arquitectos

© Rodrigo Dávila © Sergio Gómez © Juan Silva © Juan Silva + 29

  • Design Team

    Daniel Bonilla, Juliana Lozano, Pedro Pulido, Seir Amaya, Alexander Roa, Adriana Hernández, Álvaro Acosta, Mauricio Morales, Oscar Montenegro, David Córdoba, Juan Andrés Díaz
  • Students

    Alejandro Méndez, Alejandra Torres, Giancarlo Mainero, Carolina Andrade
  • General Management

    Gerencia de proyectos Cámara de Comercio
  • Director Gerencia e interventoria de obra

    Gutiérrez Díaz y Cia
  • Structural Design

    MQ Ingeniería ltda
  • Bio-climatic Consultant

    Agustín Adarve
  • Diseño de iluminación

    Maria Teresa Sierra
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© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

Text description provided by the architects. The urban

The project is proposed under the question of how a public building located in an anonymous corner of the city can provide urban life. We thus formulate a siting where the floor plan tilts to build an artificial topography, creating an interesting dynamic with the traditional space of the platform and producing an urban balcony that adds to many public accesses in ascent or descent.

Planta Primer Piso
Planta Primer Piso

Planta Cubierta Planta Segundo Piso Fachada Oriental Fachada Norte + 29

The content

The program is broken down between operating and support areas, comprising: a circulation and operational support volume, that serves to connect the levels and provide complementary technical areas to the building. A volume or flexible prism serves to accommodate the activities. It is conceived as a space capable of absorbing infinite changes in the future. An interstitial space, operational crack or "atrium", which enhances the playful relationship between the two volumes. It is strategically functional by providing the entry of natural light and ventilation.

© Sergio Gómez
© Sergio Gómez

The envelope

The dominant mass is clad with an envelope of undulating plywood inspired by Kinetic Art, which produces visual distortion effects. An institutional semi-frame accompanies it, taken from the generic image of recent buildings constructed by the Chamber of Commerce in Bogota

© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila
Sección Típica Explotada
Sección Típica Explotada

The efficiency

The building includes pertinent rational solutions relating to energy consumption and sustainability, such as the use of passive means of ventilation, lighting and sun protection.

© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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Project location

Address: Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Camber of Commerce Building in Chapinero / Daniel Bonilla Arquitectos" [Edificio Cámara de Comercio Sede Chapinero / Daniel Bonilla Arquitectos] 19 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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